Environmental components assessment of Feyzabad irrigation and drainage network in order to rural development (Case of study: Feyzabad irrigation and drainage network of Fars province)

Document Type : Research Paper



Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) procedure are those incrusted in the said as assurance in the way of criteria and environmental regulations in various plans of the past and its main aims is to predict, recognize, including an analysis in detail of all the positive and negative impacts of a plan on the natural and human environment. The purpose of current study was to Environmental components (physical, ecological and socio-cultural) assessment of Feyzabad irrigation and drainage network in Fars province. In this study, ICOLD Matrix method has been used. In this method the environmental components of each project activity in the construction and operation phases were measured. Finding revealed that plans impacts were positive in environment (+148 score). While, the socio-cultural, ecological and physical components respectively are allocated +187, -13 and -26 scores. In other words, the existence of negative impacts on the environment, substantial positive impacts will be seen in the region. Therefore, implement of Feyzabad irrigation and drainage network in Fars province with standards is permissible. According to results, some recommendations have been presented at the end of article.


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