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$178.5 million agreement will improve watershed management in India

The Government of India and the World Bank recently signed a US$ 178.5 million credit for the Neeranchal National Watershed Project to provide farms and rural, rain fed areas in India with access to global best practices in watershed management. The project is anticipated to directly benefit at least two million people in nine states […]

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UMass Amherst Researchers Offer National Flood and Runoff Assessment

On Sept. 18, University of Massachusetts (UMass) at Amherst researchers published a multi-factor analysis of climate- and land-cover-effects on watersheds across the United States. The study quantifies the connections between land use and the climatic variables of temperature and precipitation on runoff and flooding within watersheds at a larger scale than was previously available. Published […]

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