Optimal Water Allocation Using Data Mining Techniques- A Survey

Sara Kutty T K, Hanumanthappa M


Water is one of the most precious resources on earth. All living beings depend on water and it is used for agriculture, environment, household, power generation, industries, navigation, recreation etc. The volume of water resources data in the world is increasing day by day and various studies are carried-out on these data for decision making process. To handle this enormous volume of water data, many methods are available, but the most adequate and suitable method for optimal allocation of water data is data mining. It can be used to predict the results for future action related to weather forecasting, climate change, water management, flood controlling, optimal water allocation etc. This survey paper elaborates the theoretical background of data-mining models and highlights the applications in knowledge data discovery from a water resources database, in particularly on optimal water allocation. Application of data-mining to water management is at a developmental stage and very few research works have been carried out on this domain.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.23956/ijermt.v6i8.143


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