Irrigation Canals are Generally Aligned Along

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 5th, 2022

Irrigation Canals are generally aligned along-

  1. Ridge line
  2. Contour line
  3. Valley line
  4. Straight line

Answer: A. Ridge line

Irrigation Canals are generally aligned along the ridge line.

Solution

There are three types of canal alignment

  1. Watershed/Ridge canals
  2. Contour canals
  3. Side-Slope Canals

The main purpose of aligning a canal is to make sure that the water reaches the field by gravity.

Irrigation Canals are generally aligned along the ridge line as it ensures gravity irrigation on both sides of the ridge.

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