This study was commissioned by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department to address the issue of water availability and identify water stressed areas in Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Guindy National Park, and Erode Forest Division. Remote sensing data as well as field assessments were employed to develop a water management strategy and action plan for the project sites. The study also helped identify and protect water resources originating in the watershed and extend the availability of water through appropriate interventions.

Duration

2013 - 2014

Funding Agency

Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Conservation and Greening Project, Tamil Nadu Forest Department