Hydrological Units

Watersheds has hydrological units . These hydrological units are based on the area covered by these units

Broadly the watersheds can be classified as:

classification of watersheds

  1. Region————————— 270 lakh -1130 lakh ha
  2. Basin —————————- 30 lakh -300 lakh ha
  3. Catchment
    1. Catchment——————- 10 lakh-50 lakh ha
    2. Sub Catchment————– 2 lakh-10 lakh ha
  4. Watershed
    1. Sub Watershed——————- 10,000-50,000 ha
    2. Milli Watershed————– 1,000-10,000 ha
    3. Micro Watershed————- 100–1,000 ha
    4. Mini Watershed ————– 1-100 ha

Originally posted 2016-01-17 07:56:21.