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Frankly speaking: Flood plains and siltation

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Dr. Parvin Sultana from Middlesex University London - Department Flood Hazard Reseacrh Centre explains how flood plains are siltated with 3-4 feet of sand deposits in which farmers can not grow crops. To preserve the water, farmer excavate a shallow ditch in which water percolates down. Water is collected during the night and it will be used during the day.

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Produced by: MetaMeta, Spate Irrigation Network Foundation
Year: 2016
Language: English
Region: India, Bangladesh

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