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What is Rahat in irrigation?

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Asked by gurpreet, 08 Nov '12 11:05 am
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Rahat is a traditional method of irrigation in which animals like oxen is used to pull out water from the wells. This water is then evenly spread out over the fields. It is cheap but not very efficient method of irrigation
Answered by LIPSIKA, 08 Nov '12 11:18 am

 
  
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The Rahat system of irrigation was used in older times as a way to get water from a well by using oxen which was primarily used in the subcontinent.
Rahat is a slightly different irrigation system than others. Before being able to explain how it works, it is necessary to consider what irrigation is. Irrigation is the science of getting water to the land or soil by artificial means. In other words, it does not rely on rain or water that is already running under the ground. The water is necessary to aid in crop growth. This is why water needs to be consistent when it comes to the crops.
To have water spread out over the fields, it was necessary to form some type of water collection system. In some cases a moat has been used to collect water that was then taken directly to the fields via buckets and placed over the crops. In other forms wells were used to keep water contained to draw on it.
The Rahat System of irrigation requires a large well in which a wheel is used. The wheel is turn ...more
Answered by Psycho, 08 Nov '12 11:07 am

 
  
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The Rahat system of irrigation was used in older times as a way to get water from a well by using oxen which was primarily used in the subcontinent.
Answered by Quest, 08 Nov '12 11:19 am

 
  
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