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ACTIVITIES OF GROUND WATER DEPARTMENT AT DISTRICT LEVEL

Sl.No ACTIVITIES
1. Monitoring of groundwater levels to study the fluctuation in groundwater regime time to time and suggesting remedial measures to buildup the groundwater levels and also for soil moisture.
2. Estimation of groundwater resource at village level bi-annually with available data from concern Departments.
3. Conducting groundwater investigations scientifically to pinpoint the favorable locations for groundwater exploration for the benefit of farmer community.
4. Identifying favorable location for construction of rainwater harvesting structure like Check dams, Percolation tanks, Sub Surface Dykes etc.
5. Drilling of exploratory-cum production bore wells in Scheduled caste and Scheduled tribes lands to create irrigation potential under Special Component Sub Plan Programme and Tribal Sub Plan programme.
6 Environmental clearances (a) Industries (Groundwater) (b) Impact of Sand mining on groundwater regime
7. Research and Development studies with area specific – Pilot studies under Mission kakatiya Programme (at present studies are being taken up in Mahabubnagar District)
8. Departmental Schemes

a. SCSP – (Departmental budget )

b. TSP – (Departmental budget )

9. World Bank Aided projects NATIONAL HYDROLOGY PROJECT

ON GOING ACTIVITIES IN MAHABUBNAGAR DISTRICT :

Serial No Description Other Description
1. Pizometer stations for Monitoring of groundwater 36 no. of stations covering in 20 mandals as against 26 mandals in the dist
2. Estimation of groundwater resource at village level bi-annually with available data from concern Departments. Data collection for the base year 2016-17 has done and submitted the GEC 2016-17 Preliminary report to the Director, GWD, Hyderabad.
3. Conducting groundwater investigations scientifically to pinpoint the favorable locations for groundwater exploration for the benefit of farmer community. Groundwater investigations being done for the referred proposals by the SC Society, Tribal Welfare and Other Govt sectors
4. Drilling of exploratory-cum production bore wells in Scheduled caste and Scheduled tribes lands to create irrigation potential under Special Component Sub Plan Programme and Tribal Sub Plan programme. Drilling will be taken up in the selected locations
5. Environmental clearances (a) Industries (Groundwater) (b) Impact of Sand mining on groundwater regime GW clearances given for the proposals referred under TS-iPASS
6 World Bank Aided projects NATIONAL HYDROLOGY PROJECT GW investigations for selection of additional piezometers is being done

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