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distributary

[də′strib·yə‚ter·ē]
(hydrology)
An irregular branch flowing out from a main stream and not returning to it, as in a delta. Also known as distributary channel.
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The real question to be asked is whether these organisations are willing and able to mobilise the required financial resources to undertake the responsibilities for effective O&M of the distributary and minor canals and also meet their obligations to pay for the O&M of the upstream irrigation system.
For the analysis related to the FOs' area of operation, one distributary in each of the two provinces was selected, where pilot projects for establishing FOs were in progress.
Within the main anomalous distributary fan (see 19,600,000 cu meters in table above) some thirteen diamonds with a size range of 0.
report farmers' perception of the problem and provide future guidelines for abiana collection on Hakra 4-R Distributary.
The provision of water in the H-4-R Distributary depends upon a number of upstream irrigation Link Canals and Barrages as shown in Figure 1.
This paper analyses the case of a pilot FO to address the question of whether facilitation inputs provided to the FOs produce returns in terms of resource mobilisation for the distributary maintenance.
The Hakra 4-R Distributary is a medium- to large-scale secondary canal with an authorised discharge of 5.
4-R] is the total amount of water diverted to the 4-R Distributary Canal during the period; and
4-R] is the cost of water for the 4-R Distributary Canal; and

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