Check dams

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Check dam creation at Tapukara, Rajasthan.

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Check dams

  1. 1. Construction of check dams at centre’s farm Gandwa village (Alwar) 18-11-2012 to 21-11-2012
  2. 2. Preparation of check dams• Check dam is formed with the help of stones & bamboo as supports.• First base of land make leveled from undulated surface.
  3. 3. • Used bamboo poles as a supports to stones.• Base of Bamboos covered in polythene to protect from termite.• About 35-40 cm portion of bamboo planted in the soil.
  4. 4. • Big sized stones put at base after making furrow about 12-15 cm deep.
  5. 5. Putting horizontal bamboo to check disturbance instone arrangement during high intensive rainfall.
  6. 6. And finally….. Length 2.25 m Width 40-50 cm Height 0.90 m
  7. 7. 2nd Check dam• Made with help of stone dust filled in sacks and bamboo as support.
  8. 8. • Stones put under sacks to protect from termite.
  9. 9. 2 m in length,45-50 cm width,1.10 m height.
  10. 10. 3rd check dams• Before 3rd check Dam.
  11. 11. 3.5 m in length,2.25m in width,1.4 m height.
  12. 12. Small check dams• Just near the starting point of erosion.• To check flow of water.
  13. 13. Stone beds at catchment area
  14. 14. Plantation of soil binding grasses
  15. 15. After completion of work 1st check damStone beds at starting point of erosion Soil binding grasses.

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