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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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He blamed that now head abadgars would also be deprived of irrigation water after completion of sub standard work in the above distributaries and miners.
The situation is analysed by looking into the current O&M spending, on the one hand, and by assessing the maintenance needed for the provincial canal irrigation systems and distributaries, on the other.
Meeting adopted various resolutions demanding the government to ensure desilting of canals, distributaries and minors in Nara canal command area, order the inquiry against corruption of funds of irrigation department, distribution of water supply be made judiciously.
He also directed the officers of Irrigation Department to strengthen the embankments of canals and distributaries and to ensure de-silting of different regulators so that water could be supplied up to the tail- end.
The water has been released in other minors and distributaries of Hala Division from August 28 and will continue till September 5.
FOs formed through these projects are looking forward to managing their own distributaries, as many of them are currently negotiating the taking over of management responsibilities with the government.
In a briefing of Irrigation Department's officials at the Commissioner House here, he asked the XEN Drainage to complete desilting of canals and distributaries for draining out rainwater.
The branch canals feed several distributaries and minors connected to farmers' watercourses through irrigation structures called moghas.
The natural source is being denied to the growers getting water for irrigation from Hoosri and Miano distributaries as well as people who need water for drinking, Aurangzeb Khan maintained.
Addressing the protestors and speaking with media men Maqbool Umrani said that water is not allowed to reach tail in Tehsil Tamboo and distributaries Umrani, Magsi and Roba.
Tenders are invited for Annual repair and maintenance and Patrolling work of Math-Math Branch, Distributaries, Sub-Distributaries of L.
Tenders are invited for Supply of various categories of man power for water management of distributaries no-31 with their sub distributaries coming there under including for khariff and rabi of 2015-16 & maintenance of colonies for the year 2015-16 under d.

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