Aggregate Bulk Water Entitlement:for a project/ river system/ storage facility for any irrigation season or year is the sum total of all Bulk Water Entitlements determined for the various categories.
Aggregate Water Entitlement:Aggregate Water Entitlement in the case of Irrigation is sum total of Entitlements issued to Water User Associations at distributary / branch / main canal level and in case of non irrigation is sum of Entitlements issued to various water user Entities like drinking water/ Industrial water. Irrigation Aggregate Water Entitlement can also include non irrigation Entitlements if it is hydraulically possible to make the supplies from a common point.
Allocation: in respect of a member of an irrigation Water Users Association means the portion of the seasonal or annual Entitlement determined for the Association by the River Basin Agency / Prescribed Authority allocable to the member and is arrived at by multiplying the Prescribed Unit Water Use Entitlement by the member's holding.
Applicable Water Entitlement: in relation to a reservoir supported canal system, means the total volume of water guaranteed to be supplied to a Water User's Association at the agreed point of supply, in any year arrived at according to the rules made under this Act by the Appropriate Authority and in the case of Minor Irrigation Projects having only one Water User's Association, available water for irrigation at Canal Head.
Bulk water entitlements: means the volumetric entitlement for a share of the surface water resources produced by a project / river system / storage facility, for a specific category and deliverable within a specific period of time as specifically provided in the order granting the Entitlement.
Canal system: means all Canals and includes all lands commanded thereby.Read more >>