Main Canal

Main Canal

 

(or arterial canal), in irrigation, the main distribution canal of an irrigation system; it supplies water from a river, reservoir, or canal to irrigated lands by gravity flow. In drainage, the main canal is the principal canal of the drainage system; it collects water from the drainage canals and conducts it to the water intake.

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Tenders are invited for Construction of Outlet Structures, Main Canal Bed Repairing, Main Canal Side Wall Repairing & Jungle Clearance, Raising of Side wall Main Canal, Raising of Side Wall D1 canal, Canal Bed Repairing D1&D2 canal, Construction of Inspection Path Main Canal etc Document Purchase Start date : 30 Jan 2018 Document Purchase End date : 03 Feb 2018 Opening date : 03 Feb 2018
Canal, Dadu Canal, Khairpur Feeder East Canal, Khairpur Feeder West Canal, Rohri Main Canal and Nara Canal will remain closed during the period.
The discharge capacity of the main canal is 6,000 cusecs and 914 structures have been constructed.
The 363-kilometre long main canal (out of which 351-kilometre is lined canal) takes off from Taunsa Barrage in Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province and ends at Dera Bugti district in Balochistan province.
Meanwhile, Medha Patkar of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save Narmada Movement), an anti-big dam NGO, says, "This is the at least the third time that the main canal is breaking showing the huge corruption and callousness in the construction of the canal, which was speeded up for political mileage.
Dropping a total of 175 feet between the Imperial Dam and the Westside Main Canal, the All American Canal extends south, then west, following the Mexican/American border most of the way.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Earthwork & Lining of Right Bank Main Canal, Left Bank Main Canal and Distributary Network including construction of structures of Kiniye Irrigation Project in Belagavi Taluka
According to WAPDA press release, following completion of theproject, WAPDA Thursday has started filling water in the 363-kilometerlong main canal from the head regulator located at Taunsa Barrage to test the main canal and various structures including head regulator and cross regulators.
He said that the outlets of main Gajrah Wah including Dhoro Naro Minor and Khayaroon Minor would remain closed from June 15 to 22 due to acute shortage of water In main canal.
Tenders are invited for Repair And Construction Of Canal Lining From Rd 1499 Mtr To 1980 Mtr In Main Canal Of Dilabadi Mip(D/W) In Kantamal Block Of Boudh District.
Following completion of the project, WAPDA on Thursday started filling water in the 363-kilometer long main canal from the head regulator located at Taunsa Barrage to test the main canal and various structures including head regulator and cross regulators.
The Secretary further added that over 250 km of main canal and branches and over 2200 km of distributaries would be repaired and lined under this project, it is completed in 2015.