Catchment Area Treatment

  • Catchment area refers to the area from which rainfall flows into water reservoir. protection and treatment of catchment area is important to ensure smooth flow of water and water supply in the water reservoir throughout the year.
  • For effective utilization of harvested water, efficient working of catchment are is pertinent.
  • ABAD through various development schemes has provided catchment/treatment works in the upper catchment are of the water reservoirs
  • More than 10,000 structures including retaining walls, spillways, earthen bund, wireneting spur, check dams, gully plugging, erosion control bund etc. constructed over subsidized development schemes
  • Thousands of acres of eroded land has been recalimed with the catchment area tratment activities and converted into agriable fertile land