Ground Water Development And Management (CV488)

Course Name: 

Ground Water Development And Management (CV488)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Hydrological cycle, Hydrological properties of rocks, Distribution of ground water, Ground water movement- Darcy’s law, Flow nets. Aquifer parameters, Parameter estimation, pump test and recovery test-Thei’s, Theim’s, Jacob’s equations. Ground water exploration-Geophysical techniques RS, GIS, GPS, Construction of wells, Springs. Ground water recharge, Rain Water harvesting, Water conservation techniques. Ground water quality, Ground water pollution, Environmental issues. Ground waterbuget, Ground water management. Ground water legislation


1) Todd D. K, Ground water hydrology, 3rd edition, Wiley, 2008. Walton, W. C., Ground water resource evaluation. McGraw Hill, 1970. Raghunath, H. M, Ground water, New Age International, 3rd edition, 1998. Karanth, K. Groundwater Assessment and Management, Tata McGraw Hill, 2007

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Prof. Subhash C. Yaragal,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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