Mr. Shiv Nandan Kumar

Given the magnitude of water demand and skewed nature of its availability in space and time, structural interventions are bound to occur affecting the Longitudal connectivity of rivers. The reality that huge population lives in flood planes of rivers forces adoption of flood protection measures like levees/ embankments affecting lateral connectivity of rivers. Excessive river mining activities affect the zone of interaction between surface & ground water. Variations in rainfall pattern affect temporal component of Aviral Dhara.