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The groundwater department is a multi disciplinary organization engaged in development and management of groundwater resources in the State. The department has been declared as the nodal agency for all ground water related activities in the State. The department is a part of Irrigation and Command Area Development (I&CAD) department and headed by Director. All the 13 district offices are headed by Deputy Directors. The Department is a multidisciplinary organization engaged mainly in monitoring, estimation and investigations for ground water resources.

The activities include hydro geological, hydrological, geophysical and quality aspects. Keeping in view the increase demand for ground water and its shortage in many areas during stress periods the concept of demand side management,..

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Activities of the Department
  • Hydrogeological and geophysical investigations
  • Monitoring of groundwater levels and quality
  • Conjuctive use studies
  • Explorator drilling-cum-production well construction
  • Conjuctive use studies
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AP Ground Water Scenario
Andhra Pradesh, the third largest State of the country with a geographical area of 2.75 lakh Sq Kms. has a forest Cover of 23 %. The State shares its boundaries with Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Chattishgarh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, and on the eastern side is the Bay of Bengal. The following table gives the Administrative set up of the State.. more»
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