CE8014 - PARTICIPATORY WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

CE8014 - PARTICIPATORY WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

CE8014

PARTICIPATORY WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• To gain an insight on local and global perceptions and approaches on participatory water resource management

UNIT I  

FUNDAMENTALS: SOCIOLOGY AND PARTICIPATORY APPROACH

  6

Sociology – Basic concepts – Perspectives- Social Stratification – Irrigation as a Socio technical Process - Participatory concepts– Objectives of participatory approach

UNIT II

UNDERSTANDING FARMERS PARTICIPATION

10

Farmers participation –need and benefits – Comparisons of cost and benefit -Sustained system performance - Kinds of participation – Context of participation, factors in the environment – WUA - Constraints in organizing FA – Role of Community Organiser – Case Studies.


UNIT III

ISSUES IN WATER MANAGEMENT

9

Multiple use of water – Issues in Inter-sectoral Water Allocation - domestic, irrigation, industrial sectors - modernization techniques – Rehabilitation – Command Area Development - Water delivery systems

UNIT IV

PARTICIPATORY WATER CONSERVATION

10

Global Challenges -Social – Economic – Environmental - Solutions –Political - Water Marketing – Water Rights -Consumer education – Success Stories Case Studies

UNIT V

PARTICIPATORY WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT

10

Concept and significance of watershed - Basic factors influencing watershed development –- Principles of watershed management - Definition of watershed management – Identification of problems - Watershed approach in Government programmes –- People’s participation – Entry point activities - Evaluation of watershed management measures.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:The students will be able to
• Gain knowledge on various processes involved in participatory water resource management.
• Understand famers participation in water resources management.
• Aware of the issues related to water conservation and watershed Development
• Get knowledge in participatory water conservation
• Understand concept, principle , approach of watershed management.

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Sivasubramaniyan, K. Water Management, SIMRES Publication, Chennai, 2011
2. Uphoff.N., Improving International Irrigation management with Farmer Participation – Getting the process Right – Studies in water Policy and management, No.11, Westview press, Boulder,CO, 1986.
3. Tideman, E.M., “Watershed Management”, Omega Scientific Publishers, New Delhi, 1996.

REFERENCE
1. Chambers Robert, Managing canal irrigation, Cambridge University Press, 1989

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