Farakka Barrage - It's Impacts and Possible Mitigation

by M. Asafuddowlah, Ministry of Irrigation, Bangladesh,
Sufian A. Khondker, (F.ASCE), Ministry of Irrigation, Bangladesh,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


The paper discusses the impacts and possible implications of the Farraka Barrage Project across the Ganges River on different sectors in Bangladesh including hydrology and river morphology, agriculture, irrigation, groundwater resources, navigation, salinity intrusion, fisheries, forestry, the ecology and environment.

Subject Headings: Streamflow | Water treatment | Fish management | Flow control | River flow | Water flow | Project management | Water policy | Ganges River | India | Asia | Bangladesh

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