Advantages of Watershed Management

Disadvantages of Watershed Management

It helps replenish the groundwater

Building a watershed requires a lot of cost

Since it is run and maintained by the locals, its benefits are distributed to the local people

The area where a watershed can be built is very few (as the area should have adequate rainfall)

Mismanagement and over-exploitation of these natural resources are reduced because the locals are controlling it

Watersheds require regular maintainence

It helps increase production of crops

 

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.