• Water Management,  Water Transportation

    River Types

    I remember my childhood who often played in the river, where at that time the river was a soothing place with its clear water and coolness. Once upon a time several great civilizations grew up from the riverside. Today, the river is no longer noticed for several reasons. In fact, rivers have many functions and benefits which, if managed properly, will certainly benefit us. The river can be used optimally if it is adjusted to the river characteristics. For example the type of flow, based on the formation process and even the water stability conditions. A large flow of water that extends and flows continuously is called a river. The…

  • Water Conservation,  Water Irrigation,  Water Management

    Hydrology in Watershed

    Hydrology is a branch of science that studies all matters of water contained on the surface of the earth, which involves the amount and quality, distribution according to time and space, and its movements follow a cycle known as the hydrological cycle. Since the beginning of the development of hydrology as a technology and science, hydrological research has always been based on human basic needs for water, from domestic water supply, flood and drought relief, to irrigation, electricity, transportation and recreation. All hydrological processes take place in the watershed, so that the watershed is a natural laboratory of hydrology. According to the type of watershed, the hydrological processes vary according…

  • Water Irrigation,  Water Management

    Irrigation System Planning and Design

    In planning and designing irrigation systems, one important thing is that not only design an infrastructure, but how to make the infrastructure comfortable for the community to use.  Planners and designers must adapt the ecological environment that exists in the system.  There are three main basic designs in irrigation systems.  First, the irrigation system as a socio-cultural transformation of the community.  This is reflected in some areas that still have a local wisdom in their irrigation system, for example Subak irrigation in Bali, Indonesia. Second, the planning and design of artifacts is influenced by the other three subsystems.  And third, more simply it can be explained that the irrigation system that will…