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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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Improvement to service road of Panchirida Distributary between RD 1000M to RD 7000M of BBIP for 2018-19.
He said that irrigation department was harping on the same tune that there was paucity of funds or certain issues relating to the distributary was pending with FWO, therefore repair work would be done upon resolving those pending issues.
Therefore, repair work on Distributary channel-11, he urged, may be launched at the earliest, otherwise farmers would block Tank-Dera road as protest to press the government for resolving their problems.
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.
Therefore, repair work on Distributary channel-11, they urged, may be launched at the earliest, otherwise farmers would block Tank-Dera road as protest to press the government for resolving their problems.
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.
The financial obligations associated with cost of water delivery for the FOs will depend on the amount of expenditure incurred on the network upstream and locally at the distributary, and thus may vary from year to year.