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Water

The major rivers (perennial) with a water potential of about 14.54 Million Acre Feet(MAF)

  • Sutlej
  • Beas
  • Ravi
  • Ghagger(seasonal)

14,500 kms long canal network with six major canals and about 1,00,000 km water courses with total Culturalable Command Area of 30.88 Lacs hectares  

  • Upper Bari Doab Canal
  • Bist Doab Canal
  • Sirhind Canal
  • Bhakra Main Canal
  • Bikaner Canal
  • Ferozepur Canal

8000 kms long drainage network

  • White Bein( East Bein)
  • Kali Bein ( West Bein)
  • Sakki Nallah
  • Kiran Nallah
  • Buddha Nallah
  • Siswan Nadi
  • Patiala Nadi
  • Jallalabad Drain
  • Numerous choes ( Shiwalik/ Kandi Area)

21 Wetlands covering an area 155.78 sq. km  ( 0.30 % TGA of state)

  • 12 natural wetlands
  •  9 man-made wetlands including 3 Ramsar sites i.e Harike, Ropar and Kanji

4952 village ponds

  • 1821 ponds with an area more than 2.5 ha each
  •  3113 ponds with an area less than 2.5 ha each

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Source: Punjab Pollution Control Board, 2019