Snow surveys in West Pakistan water resources development

TitleSnow surveys in West Pakistan water resources development
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1962
AuthorsPriest, J. E.
Conference Name30th Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 30th Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1962
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationCheyenne, Wyoming
KeywordsNetworks, Pakistan

An illustrated discussion of a newly established network of snow survey courses to be used in forecasting streamflow of the Kunhar River. The gigantic Indus Basin Settlement Project is designed to create a system of reservoirs to impound over 50 million acre feet of water for power development and irrigation of some 25 million acres of land in West Pakistan. A system of water transportation between the Jhelum, Chenab, Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, Indus and Kunhar Rivers is planned through a complex of canals.