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acres annas April area irrigated area of cultivation area of irrigation BAIRD SMITH Barrage biswas boats Bombay Engineers Cairo Canal Bank produce Canal beegahs Canal Officers Canal water Captain Fife Cawnpore Terminal channels commenced completed construction Cost of delivering crops Damietta ditto ditto Division Ganges Canal Divisional Officers Divisional Total Eastern Jumna Canal escape rivers Etayah Terminal excavations expense experience feddan Fussil Government Hurdwar increase Indirect Canal Irrigation inundation irrigating villages lakhs land Lieut.-Colonel Lieutenant Merrick low season Lower Central Division Lower Egypt masonry measurement rates miles of rajbuha mills navigation Nile Nominal Roll North-Western Provinces Northern Division obtained Persian wheel progress pymanah quantity of water raising water Regulating Bridges Report revetments right embankment Roorkee Rosetta Rubbee season Rupees sale of water Shadoof Sindh Statement of Revenue steam-power Superintendent supply of water Tukkavi demands Upper Central Division volume of water water issued water rates whole Zemindars
Page 46 - I have now the honor to lay before you the result of my examination. 2. The Nile in Upper Egypt has a rise of about 30 feet, and at Cairo, it is about 24 feet, from its lowest to its highest level.
Page 42 - ... the public for this purpose, although extensively used by the Government for the transport of materials. Colonel Baird Smith states that the canal closes its first year of work (1855-56) with an aggregate revenue, from all sources, of rather more than Rs. 60,000, having watered during the year about 55,000 acres of land, and having placed beyond the risk of serious damage from drought, an area of cultivation extending over about 166,000 acres, distributed among 1,134 villages.
Page 17 - There were scarcely even fluctuations in its surface level, and there have consequently been entire contentment on the part of the zemindars with the supplies furnished to them, much confidence in their permanency created, and not a single instance of failure of contract by reason of deficiency of water delivered.