American Journal of Water Science and Engineering

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Diagnosis of the Availability of Groundwater Resources for Off-season Irrigation on the Pic of Sindou Rice Perimeter in Burkina Faso

    Bama Nati Aïssata Delphine, Barké Guida Habiba, Koita Mahamadou, Niang Dial, Yacouba Hamma

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 60-64
    Received: 13 March 2020
    Accepted: 31 March 2020
    Published: 14 April 2020
    Abstract: In Burkina Faso, more precisely, in the Cascades region, on the Pic of Sindou rice perimeter, producers made dike to channel water from overflow springs for off-season irrigation. However, this perimeter like most of the developed areas in the country is subject to the scarcity of water resources to carry out off-season activities. The objective of... Show More
  • Quantification of Groundwater Resources using Water Table Fluctuation Method in Tirupati Division, Andhra Pradesh State, India

    Shanmukha Srinivas Gorantla, Yaswanth Kumar Yadiki, Jyothi Pandla

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 65-69
    Received: 12 April 2020
    Accepted: 24 April 2020
    Published: 15 May 2020
    Abstract: The weathered and fractured zones of hard rock formations constitute the potential aquifers for groundwater development. In India it has been the practice from historical times, to utilize groundwater for either domestic or agricultural purposes mostly through large diameter open wells piercing the shallow weathered portions. There has been an acce... Show More
  • Comparative Study of Rice Yield Production for Conventional Paddy Rice and Systems of Rice Intensification

    Gideon Too, Julius Kipkemboi Kollongei, Japheth Ogalo Onyando, Emmanuel Chessum Kipkorir

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 70-75
    Received: 20 April 2020
    Accepted: 8 May 2020
    Published: 29 May 2020
    Abstract: Food security in Kenya is at stake due to decline in farm productivity with a combination of an ever increasing population and worsened by global warming. Improvement of agricultural productivity may not be realized soon as rice farmers currently uses traditional method of flooding rice which has been reported to yield low rice. There is need for a... Show More
  • Attention to Environmental Protection of Small Hydro-power Stations

    Yu Jianjun, Li Xueming

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 76-80
    Received: 16 October 2018
    Accepted: 14 November 2018
    Published: 15 June 2020
    Abstract: In this paper, some problems commonly encountered in the construction and production process of small hydro-power stations in China are analyzed and explained, and the solutions are provided as well. Existing problems we have are the shortage of Eco-flow discharge, the Oil pollution in downstream river course caused by power generation production a... Show More