|Water Lodging, What it is? and How to prevent and Control it?|
Causes of Water Lodging
- Inadequate surface Drainage
- Seepage from canal system
- Over irrigation of fields
- Obstruction of natural drainage
- Impermeable clay layer below the soil
- Obliteration of natural drainage
- Inadequate capacity for arterial drainage
- Construction of a water reservoir
- Natural obstruction to the flow of ground water
Preventive Measures to Avoid Water Lodging
- Providing efficient surface Drainage.
- Reducing percolation from canals.
|Re-modeling of Surface Drains|
Restriction of irrigation.
- Adoption of sprinkler method for irrigation
Removing obstructions in natural drainage.
- Changes in crop pattern.
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Water Lodging, What it is? and How to prevent and Control it?