List four advantages of properly managed watershed management.
Watershed management system has a lot of benefits:
•It is an integrated multi-resource management system
•It supports sustainable rivers and lakes and promotes water conservation.
•It aims at conserving soil and water to increase biomass production.
•It maintains the quality of water and helps in equal and sustainable distribution of water.
•It helps to prevent floods and droughts and reduce their effects by controlling flow of rainwater.
•It helps to prevent contamination of groundwater and rivers.
•It aims at maintaining proper ecological balance.
•This system ensures to provide safe and clean drinking water.