Integrated rainwater management strategies: Hydrometric monitoring Mizewa Watershed in Fogera Woreda
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A poster prepared by Birhanu Zemadim, Matthew McCartney, Bharat Sharma and Seleshi Bekele for the NBDC Launch Workshop, Addis Ababa, 29 September 2010.

A poster prepared by Birhanu Zemadim, Matthew McCartney, Bharat Sharma and Seleshi Bekele for the NBDC Launch Workshop, Addis Ababa, 29 September 2010.

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Integrated rainwater management strategies: Hydrometric monitoring Mizewa Watershed in Fogera Woreda Integrated rainwater management strategies: Hydrometric monitoring Mizewa Watershed in Fogera Woreda Document Transcript

  • Rainwater management for resilient livelihoods Integrated Rainwater Management Strategies: Hydrometric Monitoring Mizewa Watershed in Fogera Woreda Description Located in the north-east of the Abbay basin, to the east of Lake Tana Tributary to Ribb river Rainfall: 1,000 – 1,500 mm Area 27.0 km 2 Large flat floodplain in the vicinity of the lake and hilly catchments to the east Traditional diversions and increasingly small pumps used for irrigation Interventions 18 trapezoidal RWH ponds (129m3) lined with geo-membranes have been constructed Soil conservation practices: terracing, zai pits, hydro-basins afforestation & protected areas 67 new RWH to be constructed by Ag. Bureau Rice cultivation Trapezoidal pond Challenges Flooding and water logging Drying-up of streams in the dry season and hence water scarcity Conflicts between upstream and downstream water users Water logging of Maize Constructed rain water harvesting ponds Proposed location for flow failing for a variety of reasons monitoring CPWF Nile Project 2: Integrated rainwater management strategies – technologies, institutions and policies Poster Prepared for the NBDC Launch Workshop, Addis Ababa,29 September 2010