M.L. Kansal
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Interests
Water Resources - Planning & Management, Water Supply - Rural & Urban, Water Quality - Monitoring & Modelling, Hydropower System Planning and E-Flows, Project Management- Time & Cost Overruns, Performance - Risk, Reliability & Resilience Assessment and Uncertainties, Hydraulics of Flow - Pipe & Open Channel, Hydrology - Surface and Sub-surface, System Design / Optimization Techniques application in WRD&M, Flood Risk Management, Wetland and Mangrove Ecosystems
mlk@wr.iitr.ac.in
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Biosketch
Educational Details
Professional Background
Administrative Positions

Research
Projects
Papers
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
Associate Scholars

Miscellaneous
Events
Visits
Miscellaneous
BioSketch
Educational Details
Delhi University
1997
Ph.D., Civil Engineering
I.G.N.O.U. Delhi
1996
Post Graduate Diploma , Operations Management
K.U.Kurukshetra
1988
M.Tech., Civil Engineering
K.U.Kurukshetra
1985
B.Sc., Civil Engineering
Professional Background
Quality Control Er
01 Jul 1985 - 31 Mar 1986
Private
Research Fellow
29 Apr 1986 - 23 Jul 1989
WRMC, REC Kurukshetra
Research Scholar
23 Jul 1989 - 27 Feb 1990
IIT Delhi
Scientist-B
28 Feb 1990 - 27 Feb 1991
NIH, Roorkee
Lecturer
27 Feb 1991 - 06 Mar 1996
DCE, Delhi
Asstt. Professor
07 Mar 1996 - 31 Jul 2001
DCE, Delhi
Associate Professor
01 Aug 2001 - 14 Apr 2008
WRD&M, IIT Roorkee
Professor
15 Apr 2008 - 31 Dec 2018
WRDM, IIT Roorkee
Professor (HAG)
01 Jan 2019 - Present
WRDM, IITRoorkee
Administrative Positions
Professor (HAG)
01 Jan 2019 - Present
WRDM, IIT Roorkee
Head, Department of Water Resources Development & Management
01 Apr 2019 - 01 Feb 2021
IIT Roorkee
Chief Advisor Sports
01 Jan 2016 - 01 Jan 2017
IIT Roorkee
Chief Election Officer SAC-2015
01 Jan 2015 - 01 Jan 2015
IIT Roorkee
Associate Dean of Students Welfare (ADOSW) (Foreign Students)
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2013
IIT Roorkee
Associate Dean of Students Welfare (ADOSW) (Mess) & Chairman, Co-ordinating Committee of Bhawans
01 Jan 2008 - 01 Jan 2011
IIT Roorkee
Deaputy Chief Advisor Sports (Admn.)
01 Jan 2008 - 01 Jan 2009
IIT Roorkee
Chief Warden
01 Jan 2006 - 01 Jan 2008
Azad Bhawan
Deputy Chairman
01 Jan 2002 - 01 Jan 2003
UPR-2002, JEEP-2003
Incharge Examination cell
01 Jan 1999 - 01 Jan 2001
D.C.E Delhi
Deputy Chairman, College Convocation,
01 Jan 2000 - 01 Jan 2000
D.C.E., Delhi
Co-ordinator, B.Tech. Entrance Exam,
01 Jan 1998 - 01 Jan 1998
D.U., Delhi
Member of B.E. Admission Committee
01 Jan 1993 - 01 Jan 1998
D.U., Delhi
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Mathematical model study of the guide bunds of the proposed bridge on River Ganga on Najibabad 01 Jan 2020 Water Resources 16 Lakhs PWD Bijnour
Feasibility Study for Flood Protection Works in Satluj River Basin in Kinnaur District 01 Jan 2016 Himachal Irrigation Deptt.
Vetting of Balawala G.O.H. Water Supply Scheme, Doiwala, Dehradun 01 Jan 2015 Uttarakhand Peyjal Sansthan Vikas Evam Nirman Nigam Deepak Khare & B K Gandhi
Review of Adampur Distributary Pipe channel design from RD 0 to 11200.85m 01 Jan 2020 Water Resources 6 Lakhs Irrigation & Drainage Dept. Haryana
A Part Study on "Piloting of E-Flow assessment Methodology for the Sunderbans Ecosystem" 01 Jan 2014 IUCN, New Delhi
Expert opinion about reasons of failure of DT Panel Wall at Sonna MHS, Karnataka 01 Jan 2019 - 8 Lakhs M/S Mack Insurance Surveyors & Loss assessors Pvt. Ltd.
Review of Guide Bund & Protection Measures at Major Bridge Over Yamuna River 01 Jan 2017 Water Resources 9.91 lakhs Haryana and Uttar Pradesh
Feasibility Study for Flood Protection Works in Satluj River Basin in Kinnaur District 01 Jan 2016 Water Resources 16.5 lakhs Himachal Pradesh
Vetting of Mussoore Phalpatti-Surkanda Devi, GOV Pumping Water Supply Scheme 01 Jan 2014 Uttarakhand Peyjal Sansthan Vikas Evam Nirman Nigam, Dehradun Deepak Khare & B K Gandhi
International Short term training program on “Planning, Design and Implementation of Irrigation Schemes” 05 Dec 2016 Water Resources US $ 19, 340 --
A Review Study on Hydropower and its Impact on GHGs Emissions, WAPCOS India Ltd. 01 Jan 2013 WAPCOS
Impact of Climate and Land Use Change on Hydrological Response of Beas Basin 01 Jan 2011 DST New Delhi Dr. S.K. Jain & Dr. Arun Kumar
Vetting of Balawala G.O.H. Water Supply Scheme, Doiwala, Dehradun 01 Jan 2014 Water Supply 17 lakhs Uttarakhand Peyjal Sansthan Vikas Evam Nirman Nigam, Dehradun
A Review Study on Release of Environmental Flows for Hydroelectric Projects 01 Jan 2011 WAPCOS
Vetting of Mussoore Phalpatti-Surkanda Devi, GOV Pumping Water Supply Scheme 01 Jan 2014 Water Supply 17 lakhs Uttarakhand Peyjal Sansthan Vikas Evam Nirman Nigam, Dehradun
Vetting of Suridhar Water Supply Scheme 01 Jan 2014 Water Supply 17 lakhs Uttarakhand Peyjal Sansthan Vikas Evam Nirman Nigam, Dehradun Deepak Khare & B K Gandhi
Vetting of Design for Silt Excluder and Ejector for Ramganga Barrage, UP 01 Jan 2011 M/S Ghanaram Engineers & contractors, Jhansi
Vetting of G & D Site Data for Bowala Nandprayag and Nadprayag Langashu HEPs for 2011-12 01 Jan 2011 M/s Geo-Tech India, Roorkee
Third Party Evaluation of Cost Estimates of Myntdu (Leshka) H.E. Project (2 x 42 MW) in Meghalaya 01 Jan 2014 Hydropower 65 lakhs Meghalaya
Planning & Design for UGPL type Micro Irrigation Under SS Project 01 Jan 2011 M/s Jyoti Build Tech. Pvt. Ltd., Lucknow
Cumulative Scientific Study to Assess the Impact of Existing and Proposed Hydro Power Stations on Eastern Ganga Basin 01 Jan 2012 Hydro-Power 53.4 Lakhs Uttarakhand
Design of D/S Guide Bund for Uttari Dam 01 Jan 2011 Irrigation Department, Lalitpur
Cumulative Scientific Study to Assess the Impact of Existing and Proposed Hydro Power Stations on Saryu River 01 Jan 2012 Hydro-Power 54.5 lakhs Uttarakhand
Vetting of Design for Small Siphon Aquaducts from Arjun Sahayak Pariyojana 01 Jan 2010 Technocare Lucknow
Vetting of G & D Site Data for Bowala Nandprayag and Nadprayag Langashu HEPs 01 Jan 2011 Hydro-Power 5.3 lakhs M/s Geo-Tech India, Roorkee
Evaluation of GBPIHED 01 Jan 2009 MEF, GOI Dr. I M Mishra, Dr. A K Saraf & Dr. G C Mishra
Basin Study for Lohit Basin 01 Jan 2009 WAPCOS Dr. G C Mishra & Dr. M Perumal
Basin Study for Bischom Basin 01 Jan 2009 WAPCOS Dr. G C Mishra & Dr. M Perumal
Environmental Flow Study for Dhamwari Sundra HEP 01 Jan 2009 Goyal Group, Delhi,
PFR for Guchupani Water Supply Scheme 01 Jan 2008 Uttarakhand Irrigation Department
Residual Life Study of Effluent Channel 01 Jan 2007 ECPL Vadodara Prof. G C Mishra, Prof. Pradeep Kumar & Dr. B N Asthana
Hydrological Study of Jamrani Multipurpose Project 01 Jan 2006 Uttarakhand Irrigation Department
Establishment of Gauge & discharge Sites at Nand Prayag and Tamak 01 Jan 2006 Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Prof. D Das
Design of Hindon Aqueduct on Deoband Branch Feeder Canal 01 Jan 2005 Uttarpradesh Irrigation Department Prof. B N Asthana & Prof. D Das
Detailed Project Report for Supply of 200 cusec of Water to Delhi from Ganga Canal in U.P. 01 Jan 2001 Water Supply 18 lakhs --
Pre-feasibility Reports of 10 Hydroelectric Projects in Uttaranchal 01 Jan 2003 Hydro-Power 56 lakhs --
Residual Life Study of Effluent Channel, ECPL Vadodara 01 Jan 2007 -- 8.19 lakhs --
Water Balance Study of Man Sagar Lake Restoration of Jal Mahal Monument in the Man Sagar 01 Jan 2005 Water Resources 1.26 lakh --
Minimum Flow Requirements of River System for Ecology in River Brahmani 01 Jan 2002 Water Resources 4.2 lakhs WAPCOS
Preparation of RFP for Preparation of DPR for HIS for the state of Uttaranchal 01 Jan 2005 -- 0.83 lakh --
Area Drainage Study for Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project 01 Jan 2005 Water Resources 8.02 lakhs --
Strengthening of Africa Centers of Excellence (ACEs) 01 Jan 2019 In the area of Water Infrastructure & Environment 56 Lakhs DST India
Water 4 Change, Integrative and Fit-for-purpose Water Sensitive Design Framework for fast growing livable Cities 01 Oct 2019 3 Indian cities- Bhuj, Bhopal and Kozhikode 11 crore DST-NOW (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research & Department of Science and Technology New Delhi
A Global Training Model for Sustainable Water Development in Resource-Constrained Communities 01 Jan 2018 Theme Area: Sustainable Development & Community Development $ 100, 000 US-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative, University of IOWA, IIT Roorkee & Sehgal Foundation
Piloting of E-Flow assessment Methodology for the Hydrological Modeling of two river reaches in Sunderbans Area 01 Jan 2014 Sunderbans Area 11.236 lakhs IUCN, New Delhi




Honors And Awards
Honors
IIT Roorkee
2018
NEEPCO Chair Professor
IIT Roorkee
2013
JPSS Chair Professor (Hydropower)
EWRI of ASCE, USA
2011
Visiting International Fellow (VIF-2011)
Indian Building Congress (IBC)
2006
Gold medal for best paper during the 12th Annual Convention at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi
IIT Roorkee
2020
Star Performer on the basis of overall performance during the academic year 2004-05
Indian Water Works Association (IWWA)
2004
Best Paper Award
Indian Building Congress (IBC)
1999
Commendation Certificate twice for best paper
MemberShips
International Association of Coastal Reservoir Research (IACRR)
05 Aug 2020 - 04 Aug 2023
Council Member
North India Chapter of Environmental & Water Resources Institute
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Founder president since 2010
Institution of Engineers (India) (FIE (I))
01 Jan 2010 - Present
Life Fellow
Charted Engineer (I), Institution of Engineers, India
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Fellow
Indian Water Works Association (FIWWA)
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Fellow
Indian Water Resources Society (FIWWA)
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Fellow
Indian Association of Hydrologists (FIAH)
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Fellow
ASCE and EWRI
07 Jul 2011 - 07 Jul 2016
Associate Member (2011 to 2016)
Indian Association of Hydrologists
07 Jul 2009 - Present
Executive member (2005-08, 2009-onwards)
Roorkee Local Centre of the Institution of Engineers (India)
01 Jan 2004 - 01 Jan 2006
Executive member
Indian Water Resources Society
01 Jan 2002 - 01 Jan 2005
Executive member
Faculty Forum of IIT Roorkee
01 Jan 2007 - 01 Jan 2009
Executive member
Indian Society for Hydraulics (LMISH)
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Member
Institute of Urban Transport (India) (LMIUT)
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Member
Indian Society of Technical Education (LMISTE)
07 Jul 2010 - Present
Life Member
Indian Association of Agro-meteorologists
01 Jan 2016 - Present
Member
Students
SuperVisions
Performance Evaluation of Urban Water Supply Scheme
10 Jul 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Bahar Adem
Integrated Wetland Sustainability Framework
15 Jul 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Alka Yadav
A study of Cloudburst events in the Himalyan Region of India
15 Jul 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sachidanand Singh
Mangrove Ecosystem Sustainability – A Case Study from North Vietnam
31 Aug 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Nguyen Hai Hoa, Scholar: Nguyen Thi Nogoc Bich
Resilience Assessment and Capacity Augmentation of an Urban Drainage System
06 Jul 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Osheen
A Study of Watershed Health and its Resilience
28 Dec 2017 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Lingaraj Dhal
Sustainable Management of Hydropower Schemes under Risks and Uncertainties
01 Jan 2014 - 10 May 2021
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Sanchit Saran Agarwal
Snowpack Estimation and its Impact on River Flow Regime
01 Jan 2012 - 01 Jan 2018
Other Supervisors: Sanjay K. Jain, Scholar: Sandeep Shukla
Planning of Interbasin transfer for sustainable water management in Ethiopia
01 Jan 2012 - 12 Dec 2016
Other Supervisors: Dr. Sumit Sen, Scholar: Dereje Adeba Gerbi
Performance Evaluation and Strategic Planning of Water Supply in Hilly Areas
01 Jan 2012 - 21 Aug 2017
Other Supervisors: Dr. Aditya Tyagi, Scholar: Sham Kumar Sharma
Irrigation Performance and Water Management Practices in Salt affected Area
01 Jan 2005 - 22 Mar 2010
Other Supervisors: Prof. G C Mishra, Scholar: K K Mahanta
A Study on Design Aspects of Radial Collector Wells
01 Jan 2010 - 22 Jan 2016
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Kailash Bisnoi
Watershed Sustainability Index Framework and its Estimation for a Watershed
01 Jan 2010 - 09 Mar 2016
Other Supervisors: Dr. Aditya Tyagi, Scholar: Surendra Kumar Chandniha
Multi-Criteria Decision Making for Engineering & Management Oroblems
01 Jan 2009 - 01 Jan 2013
Other Supervisors: Kusum Deep, Scholar: Krishna Pratap Singh
A Study on Pollutant Transport in a Stream
01 Jan 2002 - 07 Jul 2007
Other Supervisors: Prof. G C Mishra, Dr. N C Ghosh, Scholar: MuthuKrishna vellaisamy K.
Performance Assessment of a Radial Collector Well near a Stream
01 Jan 2002 - 26 Apr 2007
Other Supervisors: Prof. G C Mishra, Scholar: Mohd. Fahimuddin
Water Quality Modelling and Monitoring in Distribution Systems
01 Jan 1996 - 01 Jan 2002
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Mrs. Geeta Arora
Miscellaneous
Events
RS & GIS Applications to Water Resources
01 Jan 2003 - 10 Jan 2003
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
International advanced Course on Water Resources Assessment
01 Jan 2004 - 30 Jan 2004
Water Engineering Research and Development Centre, Turkish Water Foundation, Istanbul (Turkey)
Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management
16 Feb 2018 - 19 Feb 2018
IWRS & WRDM
Hydropower Development and Management – Thinking Ahead
01 Jan 2017 - 04 Jan 2017
IWRS & WRD&M
Challenges in Irrigation Management for Food Security
01 Jan 2016 - 06 Jan 2016
IWRS & WRD&M
Visits
DELFT, Netherlands
2020-03-01
Kick-off meeting of the research project Water for Change – Integrative & fit for Purpose Water Sensitive Design Framework for Fast Growing Livable Cities
Judge Business School, Cambridge University
2020-01-19
Leadership for Academicians Program
Pittsburg, PA, USA
2019-05-17
For presenting 3 papers during EWRI Congress 2019 and University of IOWA, Iowa, USA as visiting researcher for international research project and interacted with faculty and Ph.D. students
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Virginia Tech., Blacksburg, USA
2018-01-01
For presenting 3 papers during EWRI Congress, and delivered Invited talks at Nebraska and Virginia Tech. and interacted with Ph.D. students.
Austin, Texas, IOWA state University, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, MIT Boston, USA
2015-01-01
Paper presented during EWRI Congress
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Bangkok, Thailand
2014-01-01
As an Peer-Review and Joint Research Team member for participating in a meeting on Environmental Flow for Sundarbans Ecosystem, An Indo-Bangladesh Project
Portland, Oregon and IOWA State University, USA
2014-01-01
Presented paper during EWRI Congress
Cincinnati, Austin, Chorus Christy, Bethlehem, Harrisburg, USA
2013-05-18
EWRI Congress
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Dhaka, Bangladesh
2014-01-01
As a member of JRT for Pilot project on E-Flows for Ecosystem Sundarbans, an Indo-Bangladesh Project
Fiji National University, Fiji
2012-01-01
As Visiting Faculty & invited Expert to discuss various issues related flood, irrigation schemes, and drinking water in Fiji and to deliver expert lectures on Water Conservation and Flood Control and on Drinking Water Issues
Chandigarh University
2017-01-01
Chief Guest and delivered a talk in National Conference on integrated perspectives on watershed urbanization, hydrology and flood management WUFM-2017, on “Integrated Flood Risk Management-A Case Study of Bihar”
Palm Springs, Austin, Bethlehem, Harrisburg, USA
2011-05-21
Visiting International Fellow (VIF) and attended & presented paper during EWRI Congress
College of Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, S. Korea
2010-01-01
As Visiting Professor & invited Expert to discuss various issues related to Collector Wells for Urban Water Supply Systems
NEC, Kathmandu, Nepal
2010-01-01
As invited Expert for Regional Conference
Gold Coast, Australia
2009-01-01
As Keynote Presenter during Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modelling Seminar
CSSRI, Karnal
2015-01-01
As an expert for the 2 days brainstorming session conducted by Irrigation and Water Resources Department of Haryana
2iE Institute, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2008-01-01
As Visiting Professor to deliver expert lectures on Urban Water Supply
ENGEES, Strasbourg, France
2008-06-16
As Visiting Professor & invited Expert to deliver special lectures and to discuss various issues related to Urban Water Supply Systems
BBA University, Lucknow
2015-01-01
Speaker in National Workshop
NEC, Kathmandu, Nepal
2008-04-21
Expert to attend International Seminar
Jadavpur University and Sundarbans area, Kolkata
2014-01-01
Subject Expert
ENGEES, Strasbourg, France
2008-03-03
Visiting Faculty & invited Expert to deliver special lectures
MIT, Cambridge, USA
2008-02-28
Expert for the Lead User Workshop in the area of Urban Water Supply
SVNIT, Surat
2016-01-01
Delivering lecture during short term training programme on River Flood Modelling and Analysis at CED
NIT Patna
2015-01-01
Expert and delivered as talk on "River Health Assessment and Need for Comprehensive Guidelines for River Health Policy”, National seminar on Rejuvenation of River Ganga
HBTI, Kanpur
2017-01-01
Keynote speaker for ICMERWRS-2017
CSSRI, Haryana
2017-01-01
As an expert for the 2 days brainstorming session on Piped irrigation system and pressurized irrigation network, organized jointly with Haryana Irrigation Research and Management Institute (HIRMI)
NIT Kurukshetra
2009-01-01
Expert Lecture on Water Conservation – Issues & Challenges
GEC Aurangabad
2013-01-01
Expert Lecture
Books Authored

Books

1. “Project Planning and Management with CPM & PERT”, Kundan Singh and M.L. Kansal, HP Hamilton Limited, United Kingdom, (2021).

2. “Climate Impacts on Water resources in India” Environment and Health, Series: Water Science and Technology Library (Volume 95), (Ed.) A. Pandey, S.K. Mishra, M.L. Kansal, R.D. Singh, V.P. Singh, Springer, (2021).

3.      “Hydrological Extremes” River Hydraulics and Irrigation Water Management, Series: Water Science and Technology Library (Volume 97), (Ed.) A. Pandey, S.K. Mishra, M.L. Kansal, R.D. Singh, V.P. Singh, Springer, (2021).

4.      “Water Management and Water Governance” Hydrological Modeling, Series: Water Science and Technology Library (Volume 96), (Ed.) A. Pandey, S.K. Mishra, M.L. Kansal, R.D. Singh, V.P. Singh, Springer, (2021).

5.      “System Analysis Techniques in Water Resources Management”, Turkish Water Foundation, Turkey, (2005), Kansal, M L.

6.      Proceedings of “Water and Environment – Issues and Challenges, WRD&M, IIT Roorkee, (2002) (Ed.), M L Kansal.

7.      “Challenges in the Management of Water Resources &Environment in the Next Millennium”, Delhi, (1999) (Best Selling Book at Bagchi.com) (Ed.) Kansal, M L, Kumar, Arun, Mazumder, S K, and Mehrotra, R.

Book Chapters

1.      Singh, S, Dhal, L, Yadav, A, and Kansal, M L (2022) Impact of Land Use Land Cover on Land Surface Temperature over Alaknanda River basin using Geospatial Techniques: Geospatial Techniques for Resources Planning and Management (Eds) Ashish Pandey, 2022, pp 709-726.

2.      Yadav, Alka, and Kansal, M L (2022) A Framework for Integrated Wetland Sustainability Index: Advances in Hydrology and Climate Change – Historical Trends and New Approaches in Water Resources Management (Eds) Surendra Kumar Chandniha, A K Lohani, Gopal Krishan, and Ajay Krishna Prabhakar, Apple Academic Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 185-204.

3.      Osheen, and Kansal, M L (2022) Classification and Change Detection of an Urban Built-up Area – A Case Study of Gurugram: Advances in Hydrology and Climate Change – Historical Trends and New Approaches in Water Resources Management (Eds) Surendra Kumar Chandniha, A K Lohani, Gopal Krishan, and Ajay Krishna Prabhakar, Apple Academic Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 243-254.

4.      Singh, S, and Kansal, M L (2021) Cloudburst – A Major Disaster in the Indian Himalayan States: Civil Engineering for Disaster Risk Reduction (Eds) Sreevalsa Kolathayar, Indrajit Pal, Siau Chen Chian, and Arpita Mondal, Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering.

5.      Chandniha S.K., Kansal M.L., Naidu D. (2021) Watershed Sustainability for Agricultural Intensification. In: Jhariya M.K., Banerjee A., Meena R.S., Kumar S., Raj A. (eds) Sustainable Intensification for Agroecosystem Services and Management. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-3207-5_20

6.      Bahar Adem Beker and Mitthan Lal Kansal (2021) Use of WaterGEMS for Hydraulic Performance Assessment of Water Distribution Network: A Case Study of Dire Dawa City, Ethiopia: Advances in Energy and Environment, Select Proceedings of TRACE 2020, Vol. 142, Springer (Eds) Rafid Al Khaddar, N d Kaushik, S K Singh and R K Tomar.

7.      Kansal, Mitthan Lal, and Deogratius Nyamsha. (2021) "Challenges of Food Security in Tanzania: Need for Precise Irrigation." Hydrological Extremes. Springer, Series: Water Science and Technology Library (Volume 97), 363-380.

8.      Amara, Augustine, and Mitthan Lal Kansal. (2021),"Challenges of Water Supply Management in Harbour City of Freetown in Western Sierra Leone." Hydrological Extremes. Springer, Series: Water Science and Technology Library (Volume 97), 391-403.

9.      Thorlu-Bangura, Saramadie, Mitthan Lal Kansal, and Surendra Kumar Chandniha. (2021) "Rainfall Variability Assessment—A Case Study of Rokel-Seli River Basin in Sierra Leone." Climate Impacts on Water Resources in India. Springer, Series: Water Science and Technology Library (Volume 95), 295-319.

10.   Kansal M.L. (2018) Issues and Challenges of River Health Assessment in India. In: Singh V., Yadav S., Yadava R. (eds) Water Resources Management. Water Science and Technology Library, vol 78. Springer, Singapore.

11.   Chandniha S.K., Kansal M.L. (2018) Water Sustainability Assessment Under Climatic Uncertainty—A Case Study of Chhattisgarh (India). In: Singh V., Yadav S., Yadava R. (eds) Climate Change Impacts. Water Science and Technology Library, vol 82. Springer, Singapore.

Refereed Journal Papers

 International Journals

1.             Kansal, M. L., Kumar, A. & Sharma, P.B., (1995). Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems Under Uncertainty”, Reliability Engg. & System Safety, Vol 50, No.1, pp. 51-59.

2.             Kumar, A. and Kansal, M. L., (Sep. 1995). Discussion on "Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems", J Env Engg, ASCE, Vol 121, No. 9, pp. 674-77.

3.             Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (Aug. 1997). “Identification of Monitoring Stations in Water Distribution System”, Journal of Env. Engg., ASCE, Vol. 123, No. 8, pp. 746-52.

4.             Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L. and Kumar S., (Sep. 1998). Discussion on Systemic Analysis of Urban Water Supply and Growth Management, Journal of Urban Planning & Development, ASCE, Vol. 124, No. 3, pp. 135-138.

5.             Kumar, A, Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (Feb. 1999). Closure of “Identification of Monitoring Stations in Water Distribution System”, Journal of Env. Engg., ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 2, pp. 203-204.

6.             Kumar, A, Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (March 1999). Discussion on “Inverse Modeling of Chlorine Concentration in Pipe Networks Under dynamic conditions” Journal of Env. Engg., ASCE, pp. 296-297.

7.             Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L., Minocha, V. K. and Kumar S., (Sep. 1999).  Discussion on “Risk Analysis of Traffic and Revenue Forecasts for Road Investment Projects”, Journal of Infrastructure Development & Planning, ASCE, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 112-114.

8.             Kumar, A, Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (Sep. 1999). Discussion on “Detecting Accidental Contaminations in Municipal Water Networks”, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 5, pp. 308-310.

9.             Kumar, A, Kansal, M. L. and Kumar S., (Dec. 1999).  Discussion on Condition Assessment of Water Supply Infrastructure”, Journal of Infrastructure Development & Planning, ASCE, Vol. 5, No., 4, pp. 160-161.                          

10.         Kansal, M.L. and Kumar, A., (2000). “Computer Aided Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Networks”, International Journal of Modelling & Simulation, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 264-273.

11.         Arora, G and Kansal, M. L., (Sep. 2001). Discussion on “Performance of Various Kinetic Models for Chlorine Decay”, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Vol. 127, No. 5, pp. 349-351.

12.         Kansal, M. L., and Arora, G., (Nov.-Dec. 2001). Discussion on “EXPLORE – Hybrid Expert System for Water Supply Management”, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Vol. 127, No. 6, pp. 415-416.

13.         Kansal, M. L., and Arora, G., (2002). “Reliability as Tool for Hydraulic Network Planning, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 127.

14.         Kansal, M. L., and Arora, G., (July-August 2002). “Optimal Operation of Water Distribution Pumps Considering Water Quality”, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, ASCE, Vol. 128, No. 4, pp. 307.

15.         Kansal, M. L., & Verma, S., (2005). An Efficient Technique for Failure Assessment in a Distribution Network”, International Journal of Modeling & Simulation, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 269-276.

16.         Kansal, M. L., Das, D., & Mandal, J., (2005). “Performance Assessment of a Hydropower Station using Fault Tree Analysis”, International Journal of Water & Energy, Vol. 62, No. 3, pp 44-55.

17.         Kansal, M. L., Devi, S., (2007). “An Improved Algorithm for Connectivity Analysis of Distribution Networks”, Rel. Engg. & System Safety, Vol 92, No.10, 295-1302.

18.         Deep, K., Kansal, M. L., Singh, K. P., (2007). “Ranking of Alternatives in Fuzzy Environment using Integral Value”, Journal of Mathematics, Statistics, and Allied Fields (Scientific Journals International), Vol. 1, No. 2.

19.         Hepy, F.M., Ahmad, Z. and Kansal, M. L., (2008). “Critical velocity for slurry
transport through pipeline”, Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol. XIX, 3, pp 169-184.

20.         Fahimuddin, M., Mishra, G. C. and Kansal, M. L., (2009). “Groundwater Recharge Through a Multi-Aquifer Shaft Near a Flooding Stream”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 14, 1, pp. 84-90.

21.         Muthukrishnavellaisamy, K., Mishra, G. C., Ghosh, N. C.  and Kansal, M. L., (2009). “Estimation of stream water quality parameter using regime channel theory”, Journal of Environmental Geology, Springer-Verlag, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 899-908.

22.         Deep, K., Singh, K. P., Kansal, M. L., and Mohan, C. (2009). “Management of multipurpose multi-reservoir using fuzzy interactive methodJournal of Water Resources Management. 23, No. 14, pp. 2987-3003.

23.         Deep, K., Singh, K. P., Kansal, M. L., and Mohan, C. (2009). “A real coded genetic algorithm for solving integer and mixed integer optimization problemsJournal of Applied Mathematics and Computations, Vol. 212 No. 2, pp. 505-518.

24.         Kansal, M. L. and Suwarno, I. N., (June 2009). “Integrated Agricultural Risk Management in Way Jepara Area of Indonesia”, International Journal of Irrigation & Drainage, Vol. 59, No. 5, pp. 506-523.

25.         Deep, K., Singh, K. P., Kansal, M. L., and Mohan, C. (2009). “A Fuzzy Interactive Approach to Portfolio Management”, OPSEARCH, Springer, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 69-88.

26.         Saha, A., Kansal, M. L., Mishra, G. C., and Gupta, R. P., (2010) “Restoration of the Traditional Small Water Bodies in Braj”, South Asian Journal of Tourism and Heritage, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp 19-29.

27.         Deep, K., Singh, K. P., Kansal, M.L., and Mohan, C. (2011). “An interactive method using genetic algorithm for multi-objective optimization problems modeled in fuzzy environment”, Expert Systems with Applications, 38(3), 1659-1667.

28.         Deep, K., Kansal, M. L., and Singh, K. P., (2011). “Genetic Algorithm based Fuzzy Weighted Average Application in Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Problems”, OPSEARCH, Springer, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 96-108.

29.         Saha, A., Mishra, G. C., Kansal, M. L., and Gupta, R. P., (2011) “Analysis of Seepage from a Pond”, Hydrogeology Journal, Springer, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 573-589.

30.         Muthukrishnavellaisamy. K., Ghosh, N. C., Mishra, G. C.  and Kansal, M. L. (2011). “Semianalytical Solution for Nonequilibrium Sorption of Pollutant Transport in Streams”, (Nov. 2011).  Journal of Env. Engg., ASCE, Vol. 137, No. 11, pp. 1066-1074.

31.         Kansal, M. L. and Arora, S, (2012).  “Biodiversity and Present Status of Freshwater Fishes in Lohit River Basin of India”, Environmentalist Journal, Springer, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 58-69.

32.         Muthukrishnavellaisamy. K., Ghosh, N. C., Mishra, G. C. and Kansal, M. L., (2012). “Hybrid Model Development for the Decaying Pollutant Transport in Streams”, Int. J. of Environment and Waste Management (IJEWM), Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 130.

33.         Mahanta, K. K., Mishra, G C, and Kansal, M L, (2012). “Estimation of electric double layer thickness from linearized and nonlinear solutions of Poisson-Boltzman equation for single type of ions”, Journal of Applied Clay Science, Vol. 59, pp. 1-7.

34.         Kansal, M. L., Dorje, T., and Chandniha, S. K., (2012).Design Scheme for Water Quality Monitoring in a Distribution Network”, International Journal of Environment and Development, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 69-81.

35.         Abdolahpour, M., Yasi, M., Behmanesh, J. and Kansal, M. L., (2012). “Performance evaluation of horizontal sharp crested weirs in a channel bend”, Int. Journal of Hydrology Science & Technology, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 402-412.

36.         Mahanta, K. K., Mishra, G. C., and Kansal, M. L., (2014). “Estimation of electric double layer thickness in the presence of two types of ions in soil water”, Journal of Applied Clay Science, Vol. 87, pp. 2012-2018.

37.         Gupta, S., and Kansal, M. L., (2014). “Reliability Assessment of a Real Time Distribution System”, International Journal of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 9, pp. 993-999.

38.         Singh, K. P., Kansal, M. L. and Deep, K. (2014). “GA-NR for Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks”, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 241-261.

39.         Singh, K. P., Deep, K. and Kansal, M. L., (2014). “Fuzzy-based Interactive Method for Solution of bi and multi-level Programming Problems”, International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 166-181.

40.         Chandniha, S. K., Kansal, M. L., and Gunjuluri, A., (2014). “Watershed Sustainability Index Assessment of a watershed in Chhattisgarh, India”, Current World Environment, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 403-411.

41.         Dereje, A., Kansal, M. L., and Sen, S., (2015). “Assessment of Water Scarcity and its Impacts on Sustainable Development in Awash Basin, Ethiopia”, Journal of Sustainable Water Resources Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 71-87.

42.         Sharma, S. K., Kansal, M. L., and Tyagi, A., (2015). "Resource Assessment & Strategic Planning for Sustainable Water Supply to Shimla City (India) using Geo-Spatial Techniques", The Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 85-87.

43.         Sharma, S. K., Kansal, M. L., and Tyagi, A., (2016) "Integrated Water Management Plan for Shimla City in India using Geo-Spatial Techniques", Water Science & Technology: Water Supply, IWA, London, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 641-652.

44.         Dereje, A., Kansal, M. L., and Sen, S., (2016). “Economic Evaluation of Proposed Alternatives of Inter-basin Water Transfer from Baro Akobo to Awash Basin in Ethiopia”, Journal of Sustainable Water Resources Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 313-330.

45.         Shukla, S., Kansal, M. L., and Jain, S. K., (2016). "Snow cover area variability assessment in the upper part of the Satluj river basin in India", Geo-carto International. 32, No. 11, pp.1285-1306.

46.         Chandniha, S. K., and Kansal, M. L., (2017). Prioritization of sub-watersheds based on morphometric analysis using geospatial technique in Piperiya watershed, India”, Applied Water Science, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 329-338.

47.         Kansal, M. L., Kumar, P., Kishore, K. A., (March 2017). “Integrated Flood Risk Management using Multi Criterion Decision Analysis – A Case Study of Bihar”, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 271-276.

48.         Kansal, M. L., Kishore, K. A., Kumar, P., (March 2017). “Impacts of Flood and its Management- A Case Study of Bihar”, International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 1695-1706.

49.         Kansal, M. L., Ivor, J. N., and Chandaniha, S. K., (2017). “Urban Water Service Quality Assessment in Tanzanian Towns of Songea and Mbeya”, Journal of Sustainable Water Resources Management, Vol. 03, No. 04, pp. 491-501.

50.         Kansal, M. L., Thakur, A., (2017). “Flood Estimation for a Cloudburst Event in an Ungauged Western Himalayan Catchment”, International Journal of Hydrology, 1(6), pp 1-7.

51.         Agarwal S. S., and Kansal, M. L. (2017). “Issues of Hydropower Development in Uttarakhand Region of Indian Himalaya”, Water and Energy International, Vol. 59, No. 11, pp. 52-64.

52.         Nyamsha, D. and Kansal, M. L., (2018). “Describing soil quality with aggregate index for Msange irrigation scheme of Tanzania”, Soil use and management34(3), pp.418-426.

53.         Agarwal S. S, and Kansal, M. L., (2018). “Importance of Hydropower for Energy Sustenance in India”, Water and Energy International, Vol. 61, No. 02, pp. 61-73.

54.          Krishan, G., Ghosh, N. C., Kumar, C. P., Sharma L. M., Yadav, B., Kansal, M. L., Singh, S., Verma, S., K., Prasad, G., (2020). “Understanding stable isotope systematics of salinity affected groundwater in Mewat, Haryana, India”, Journal of Earth System & Science, 129, 1-9.

55.          Agarwal, S. S. and Kansal, M. L. (2020). "Risk based initial cost assessment while planning a hydropower project." Energy Strategy Reviews 31), 100517.

56.          Krishan, G., Prasad, G., Bhagat, A., Kumar, C. P., Patidar, N., Yadav, B. K., Kansal, M. L., Singh, S., Sharma, L. M., Bradley, A. and Verma, S. K., (2020). “Identifying the seasonal variability in source of groundwater salinization using deuterium excess- a case study from Mewat, Haryana, India”, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 31.

57.          Krishan, G., Priyanka S., Bhagat, A., Prasad, G., Yadav, B. K., Kumar, C. P., Kansal, M. L., Singh, S.,  Sudarsan, N., Bradley, A., Sharma, L. M. and Muste, M., (2021). “Role of Ion Chemistry and Hydro-Geochemical Processes in Aquifer Salinization—A Case Study from a Semi-Arid Region of Haryana, India”, Journal of Water, 13, 617, 1-15.

58.         S. K. Jain, S. Shukla and M. L. Kansal, (2021) “Hydrological modelling of a snow/glacier fed western Himalayan basin to simulate the current and future streamflow under changing climate scenarios”, Journal of the Science of the Total Environment. 795 (2021) 148871.

59.          Upendo Paul Shushu, Hans Charles Komakech, David Dodoo-Arhin, David Ferras, Mitthan Lal Kansal, “Managing non-revenue water in Mwanza, Tanzania: A fast-growing sub-Saharan African city”, Scientific African, Volume 12, 2021, e00830, ISSN 2468-2276, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2021.e00830.

60.          Beker, B. A., & Kansal, M. L. (2022). Fuzzy logic-based integrated performance evaluation of a water distribution network. Journal of AQUA-Water Infrastructure, Ecosystem and Society, Vol. 71, No. 3, 490-506, https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2022.004

61.         Osheen, Kansal, Mitthan Lal, Bisht, Deepak Singh (2022). Evaluation of an urban drainage system using functional and structural resilience approach. Urban Water Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/1573062X.2022.2044495

62.         Mudbhari, Dipak, Kansal, M L, Kalura, Praveen (2022). Impact of Climate Change on Water Availability in Marsyangdi River Basin in Nepal. Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society (QJRMS), UK, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4267

63.         Singh, S, and Kansal, M L. Chamoli flash-flood mapping and evaluation with a supervised classifier and NDWI thresholding using Sentinel-2 optical data in Google earth engine (2022). Earth Science Informatics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12145-022-00786-8

64.         Kansal, M.L.; Singh, S. Flood Management Issues in Hilly Regions of Uttarakhand (India) under Changing Climatic Conditions. Water 202214, 1879. https://doi.org/10.3390/w14121879

 

National Journals

65.         Pillai, N. N., Goel, A. and Kansal, M. L., (Jan. 1990). “Rapid Determination of Optimum Moisture Content of Engineering soils for Embankment Construction, Journal of Irrigation & Power, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 59-66.          

66.         Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L., Arora G. and Kumar S., (1998). “A Study on Financial & Contractual Issues in BOT Projects” IBC, Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp 149-157,

67.         Kansal, M. L., and Arora G., (2002). “Issues and challenges in the Management of Urban Water Supply Schemes”, IBC, Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. 9, No. 1, 188-194.

68.          Kansal, M. L., Arora, G., and Verma, S., (2004). “Water Quality Reliability Analysis in an Urban Network”, Journal of IWWA, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp 185-198. (Best Paper award)

69.          Kansal, M. L., (2004). "Water Balance Analysis for Large Scale Water Transfer – A Case Study", Jal-vigyan Sameeksha, Journal of INCOH, 19(1-2), pp 105-115.

70.          Kansal, M. L., Arora, G., and Verma, S. (2005). “Optimal Location of Chlorine Booster Stations in an Urban Water Distribution Network”, Journal of IWWA, Vol. 37, No. 1,
pp 25-36.

71.          Mishra, G. C. and Kansal, M. L., (2005). "Radial Collector Well as an Alternate Source of Water Supply – A Case Study", Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp 3-12. (Gold Medal for Best Paper)

72.          Kansal, M. L., and Verma, S., (2005). "Rational Water Pricing – Need for Sustainable Management of Urban Water Supply ", Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp 244-152.

73.          Kansal, M. L., (2007). " Sustainable Development and Management of Water Supply to the City of Almora ", Journal of Indian Building Congress, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 232-237.

74.          Kansal, M. L., Mishra, G. C., and Bisnoi, K., (June 2012).  "Radial Collector Well - An Alternate Source of Water Supply", Journal of CSIR, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 30-35.

75.          Kansal, M. L., Bayu, K., and Mishra, G. C., (Dec. 2012). "Yield Estimation of Radial collector Well Located Near a Meandering River", Special Issue of JIWWA on Riverbank Filtration, Vol. 20, No. 1, (Sp. Issue), pp. 59-66.

76.          Bisnoi, K., Kansal, M. L., and Mishra, G. C., (2015). "Flow to a Collector Pipe Laid under a Stream Bed", ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Vol.  22, No.  1, pp.   100-108.

77.         Mahanta, K. K., Kansal M. L., and Mishra, G. C., (2015). "Managing salt affected soils: Issues and strategies”, Sky Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp 001-009.

78.         Kansal, M. L., and Agarwal, S. S., (2015). “Impact of Uncertainties on Economic Sustainability – A Case Study of Myntdu Leshka Hydropower Project”, Indian Power Journal, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp 31-39.

79.         Chandniha, S. K. and Kansal, M. L., (2016). “Rainfall Estimation using Multiple Linear Regression based Statistical Downscaling for Piperiya Watershed in Chhattisgarh”, Journal of Agro-meteorology, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 106.

80.         Kansal, M. L., and Anvesh, G., (Oct. 2016). “Greenhouse Gas Emission Assessment from Few Storage Based Hydropower Schemes in India”, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 27-35. (IWRS Best paper award)

81.         Kansal, M. L., (2017).  “Issues and Challenges in Water Productivity for Sustainable Agricultural Growth in India”, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society (Special Issue), pp.

82.         Kansal, M. L., and Shukla S., (Jan. 2017). “Role of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activities in 2013 Flood Disaster of Uttarakhand”, Journal of Indian Water Resources Society, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 7-16.

83.         Chandniha, S. K. and Kansal, M. L., (2017).Water resources planning and management using probability distribution”, Journal of Agro-meteorology, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp 176-177.

84.         Singh, S. and Kansal M. L., (2021).Flash Flood Hazard mapping using Satellite Images and GIS: A case study of Alaknanda River Basin”, IEI Centenary Publication Flash Floods: Challenges and its Management, pp. 77-84.

 

International Congress/ Symposium/ Conferences

 

85.         Kansal, M. L. and Goel, A., (Dec. 4-8, 1989). “Role of Computers in Water Resources Education and Training in India, Int. Conf. on Education and Training in Water Resources, 4-8, pp 329-331, Aurangabad (India).

86.         Kansal, M. L., (Nov. 21-23, 1994). “Institute-Industry Link in Engineering Education for Upgradation - An Indian Perspective”, Int. Conf. on Engineering Education -An Indian Perspective, pp I-68-71, Vishakhapatnam (India).

87.         Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L. and Kumar S., (July 29-31, 1996). "Stochastic Hydraulic Reliability of a Water Distribution Network", Seventh IAHR International Sym. on Stochastic Hydraulics, Mackay, Qld, Australia.

88.         Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (Oct. 1997). “Identification of Monitoring Stations in Water Distribution System”, Water-Asia 1997, (reproduced from ASCE), Vol. 123, No. 8, pp 746-52), Delhi.

89.         Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (Nov. 08-12, 1990).  “Tracking Accidental Contamination in Water Distribution System”, 40th AIT Sym., Bangkok.

90.         Kumar, A., Arora G. and Kansal, M. L., (Nov 23-25, 2000).  “Risk Analysis of Chloride Corrosion in Concrete Bridges”, Sixth International Conf. on Deterioration & repair of RCC in the Arabian Gulf, Bahrain.

91.         Thatte, C. D., Kansal, M. L., and Sahasrabudhe, S. J., (Nov 27-30, 2000). “Sustainable Development of Water Resources – need for Performance Based Adaptive Management”, International Conf. On Sustainable Development of Water Resources – Socio-Economical, Institutional and Environmental Aspects, pp 29-39, New Delhi.

92.         Kansal, M. L. and Arora G., (May 20-24, 2001). “Reliability Analysis of Booster Chlorination in Urban Water Distribution Networks”, World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE, pp. I~67-76, 111, 474, Orlando, Florida, USA.

93.         Kumar, Sanjay, Kansal, M. L. and Chakravorty, B., (Dec. 11-13, 2002). "Hydraulic Reliability Analysis of Small Water Distribution Networks", International conference on Water and Wastewater: Perspectives of Developing Countries, pp 259-267, New-Delhi.

94.         Kansal, M. L. and Kumar, S., (Dec. 15-18, 2003). "Cutset-Based Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Networks", International conference on Water and Environment, WE-2003, pp 330-342, Bhopal.

95.         Mishra, G. C., Kumar, S., and Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 23-25, 2005). "Performance of Radial Collector Well Running Parallel to a River", International conference on Hydrological Perspectives for Sustainable Development, HYPESD-2005, pp 770-781, Roorkee.

96.         Mishra, G. C., and Kansal, M. L., (April 04, 2005). "Performance of Radial Collector Well", EU-India Workshop on Riverbank Filtration, IIT Roorkee.

97.         Roy P. P., and Kansal, M. L., (Dec. 20-22, 2005). " Application of Search Techniques in Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks", Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-05), pp 1067-1077, Pune.

98.         Kansal, M. L. and Heru S., (Nov. 10-11, 2006). "Simulation Based Performance Evaluation of an Urban Water Distribution Network", International conference on Public Private Partnership in Water Sector, Nov. 10-11, pp 42, Nagpur.

99.         Deep, K., Kansal, M. L. and Singh, K. P., (Dec. 17-19, 2007). "An Interactive Method for Multi Objective Reliability Optimization Problems", 3rd International conference on Reliability and Safety Engineering, pp 566-571, Udaipur.

100.     Deep, K., Kansal, M. L. and Singh, K. P., (July 16-18, 2008). "A Fuzzy Interactive Method for Multiobjective Engineering Design Problems", 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology- ICETET-08, pp 559-563, Nagpur (India).

101.     Kansal, M. L. and Heru S., (April 21-22, 2008). “Issues and challenges of Flood Management in JakartaCity of Indonesia”, International seminar on Management and Mitigation of Water Induced Disasters, Kathmandu, pp 23-38, Nepal.

102.     Kansal, M. L. and Giri, R. K. (Dec. 18-20, 2008). “Fault Tree Analysis of a Water Treatment Plant”, International Congress on Environmental Research, ICER-08, BITS Goa.

103.     Kansal, M. L. and Olarte, R. C., (April 27-28, 2009,). “Optimal Operation of Pumps for Urban Water Distribution Systems”, Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modelling Seminar, Gold Coast, Australia, Session III.

104.     Kansal, M. L. and Tyagi, A., (May 17-21, 2009). “Threat Perceptions and Risk Management In Urban Water Supply Schemes”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Kansas, Missouri, USA.

105.     Kansal, M. L., (May 19-21, 2010). “Sustainable Development & Management of Rural Water Supply Systems in India”, Regional Conference on Appropriate Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Solutions for Informal Settlements and Marginalized Communities, pp 122-140, Kathmandu, Nepal.

106.     Kansal, M. L. and Gaur A., (May 22-26, 2011). “Expert Systems Based Water Sustainability Index” , World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, , Palm Springs, CA, USA.

107.     Roshan R., Abdolahpour M. and Kansal M. L., (May 8-10, 2012). “Design of Stilling Basin with Stepped End Sill”, 9th International Congress on Civil Engineering (9th ICCE), pp. 1-8, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

108.     Kansal, M. L., Chandniha, S. K., Dorje, T., and Tyagi, A., (May 20-24, 2012). “Identifications of Optimal Monitoring Locations to Detect Accidental Contaminations”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, USA pp. 758-776, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

109.     Agarwal, S. S., and Kansal, M. L., (2012). “Fuzzy Fault Tree Analysis of a Power Transformer” QR2MSE-2012, IEEE, pp. 1000-1004, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

110.     Bisnoi, K., and Kansal, M. L., (Dec. 18-21, 2012). "Flow Estimation to a Horizontal Collector Pipe Placed Below the Riverbed", IGWC-2012, pp 396-409, Aurangabad (India).

111.     Kansal, M. L., (Dec. 12-14, 2012). "AHP and Fuzzy Inference Based Sustainable Development Contribution Assessment of Renewable Energy Projects", Sustainable Development & Governance: Building Commerce & Communities, ICSDG-2012, pp 123-134, Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

112.     Kansal, M. L., Mulenga, M., and Sharma, A., (Feb. 13-14, 2013). "Estimation of Environmental Flow for Sustainable Hydropower Development”, International Exhibition and Conference on Water Technologies, and Renewable Energy, WATECH-2013, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp56, Mumbai.

113.     Kansal, M. L., Sharma, A., and Mulenga M., (Feb. 21-22, 2013). "Release of Environmental Flow for Sustainable Hydropower Development”, International Seminar on Hydropower & Sustainable Development, Bhubaneshwar.

114.     Sharma, S. K., Kansal, M. L. and Tyagi, A., (May 19-23, 2013). “Augmentation Strategies for Sustainable Water Supply to Shimla – A Hill Station in India”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

115.     Kansal, M. L., and Agarwal, S. S., (2014). “Fuzzy Based Transformer Failure Analysis under Uncertainty”, ICROIT-2014, IEEE, MRIU, Faridabad, India.

116.     Kansal, M. L., Shukla, S. and Tyagi, A., (June 1-5, 2014). “Role of Anthropogenic Activities in Recent Flood Disaster of Uttarakhand (India)”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Portland, Orelando, USA.

117.     Dereje, A., Kansal, M. L., and Tyagi, A., (June 1-5, 2014). “Challenges of Sustainable Development and Management of Water Resources in Ethiopia”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Portland, Orelando, USA.

118.     Chandniha, S. K., Kansal, M. L., and Gunjuluri, A., (March 15-16, 2014). “Watershed Sustainability Index Assessment of a watershed in Chhattisgarh, India”, International Conference (ICES’14), Vellore (India).

119.     Anvesh, G. Kansal, M. L., Gurjar, B. R., and Sharma, A., (March 15-16, 2014). “Greenhouse Gas Diffusive Flux Assessment from Indian Reservoirs”, International Conference (ICES’14), Vellore (India).

120.     Kansal, M. L., (Jan. 13-17, 2015). “Sustainable Urban Water Supply Management - Need for Holistic Approach", 3rd India water Week 2015, pp. 72, New Delhi.

121.     Kansal, M. L., and Agarwal, S. S., (2015). “Uncertainties in Sustainable Development of Hydropower Projects in Uttarakhand (India)”, ICHPSD-2015, pp.498-510, Dehradun, India.

122.     Kansal, M. L., Tyagi, A., and Chandniha, S. K., (May 17-21, 2015). “Distance Based Water Sustainability Assessment using SPI for the State of Chhatisgarh in India", World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Austin, Texas, USA.

123.     Samal, R., and Kansal, M. L., (June 12-13, 2015). "Sustainable Development Contribution Assessment of Renewable Energy Projects", ICEPE-2015, Shillong.

124.     Kansal, M. L., (March 15-18, 2016). “Issues & Challenges of River Health assessment in India”, International Conference (ICWEES’2016), Bhopal (India).

125.     Chandniha, S. K., and Kansal, M. L., (March 15-18, 2016). “Water sustainability Assessment under Climatic Uncertainty – A case Study of Chhattisgarh (India)”, International Conference (ICWEES’2016), Bhopal (India).

126.     Agarwal, S. S., Kansal, M. L., and Rheinheimer, D., (Sep. 12-14, 2016). “Issues and Challenges of Sustainable Hydropower Development in the Indian Himalayan Region”, 19th International Symposium, New Delhi, India.

127.     Kansal, M. L., (March 24-26, 2017). “Sustainable Irrigation through Piped Network – Issues of Hydraulic Design”, International Conference on Modeling of Environmental and Water Resources Systems (ICMEWRS’2017), Kanpur (India).

128.     Kansal, M. L., Silas, E., (June 3-7, 2018). “Hydro-politics in Water Governance of the Nile River in Africa”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

129.     Kansal, M. L., Amara, A., (June 3-7, 2018). “Resilience Study of Water Supply System in Freetown of Sierra Leone”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

130.     Kansal, M. L., Sridhar, V., and Singh, N., (June 3-7, 2018). “A Study of Urban Supply System Resilience for the Capital City of Delhi (India)”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

131.     Amara, A. and Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 16-19, 2018). “Challenges of Water Supply Management in Harbour City of Freetown in Western Sierra Leone”, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management, Roorkee, India.

132.     Saramadie T. B., Chandaniha S. K. and Kansal, M. L. (Feb. 16-19, 2018). “Rainfall Variability Assessment over Rokel-seli River Basin in Sierra Leone”, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management, Roorkee, India.

133.     Nyamsha D. and Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 16-19, 2018). “Challenges of Food Security in Tanzania: Need for Precise Irrigation”, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management, Roorkee, India.

134.     Yadesa A. and Kansal, M. L. (Feb. 16-19, 2018). “Design of pressurized Irrigation system to Improve Irrigation water use efficiency in Canal Command”, International Conference on Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water Management, Roorkee, India.

135.     Krishan, G., Ghosh, Bisht, M, Prasad, G., Kumar, C. P., Singh, S., Sharma, L. M., Yadav, B. K. and Kansal, M. L., (Dec. 10-11, 2018). “Hydro geochemical processes in salinity affected groundwater in Mewat (Buh), Haryana”, 1st International Conf. on Sustainable Water Management, pp (678-685), Chandigarh, India (vol. 2).

136.     Kansal, M. L. and Nyamsha D., (Jan. 16-18, 2019). “Productive Agricultural Water Management under Climate Change”, 9th International Micro Irrigation Conference, ICID, Aurangabad, India.

137.     Kansal, M. L., Mahenge C. C., Dhal, L. and Alemayehu Y. E., (Jan. 16-18, 2019). “Techno-Economic Study for Replacing a Canal Irrigation Scheme by a Pipe Irrigation Network in Ethiopia.”, 9th International Micro Irrigation Conference, ICID, Aurangabad, India.

138.     Kansal, M. L., Sridhar, V., and Mwanga, E., (May 19-23, 2019). “Transboundary Issues of Water Governance in Mekong River Basin”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Pittsburgh, USA.

139.     Venkataramana, S., Ali, S. A., Modi, P., Kang, H., Quan, N. H., Dat N., and Kansal, M. L., (May 19-23, 2019). “Resilience of the Lower Mekong Basin in the face of dams and agricultural Expansion”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Pittsburgh, USA.

140.     Kansal, M. L., Osheen, Tyagi, A., (May 19-23, 2019). “Hotspot Identification for Urban Flooding in a Satellite Town of National Capital Region of India”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Pittsburgh, USA.

141.     Kansal, M. L. and Patrick, C.I., C., (May 19-23, 2019). “Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sustainability Assessment and its Impact on the Human Development Index (HDI) in Kailahun District of Sierra Leone”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Pittsburgh, USA.

142.      Krishan, G., Kumar, C.P., Yadav, B. K., Prasad, G., Sharma, L. M., Singh, S., Kansal, M. L. and Bisht, M. (Sep. 24-28, 2019). “Groundwater salinity causes and remediation- a case study from Mewat, Haryana”. In: Proceedings of an International conference “India Water Week 2019-Water cooperation-coping with 21st century challenges" (IWW-2019), New Delhi, India

143.     Krishan, G., Kumar, C.P., Prasad, G., Sharma, L. M., Kansal, M.L., Yadav, B. K., Singh, S., and Bisht, M. (Nov. 8, 2019). “Inland groundwater salinity and its movement towards fresh-water aquifers- indicators of saline water intrusion for Mewat, Haryana”. In: Proceedings of 2nd International conference on Sustainable Water Resource Management under aegis of National Hydrology Project, Pune.

144.      Krishan, G., Kumar, C. P., Prasad, G., Kansal, M. L., Yadav, B. K. and Verma, S. K. (Feb. 26-28, 2020). “Stable Isotopes and Inland Salinity Evidences for Mixing and Exchange”. In: Proceedings of Roorkee Water Conclave (RWC-2020), IIT Roorkee

145.      Bahar, Adem Beker, and Kansal, M. L. (March,  2021). “Issue and Challenges of the Urban Water Supply Systems in Ethiopia: A Case Study of Dire Dawa”, 25th International Conf. (HYDRO-2020) (online).

146.      Krishan, G., K., Kumar, B., Rao, S., Yadav, B. K. and Kansal, M. L., (June 18-20, 2021). “Environmental tracers in Identification of the Groundwater Salinity – Case Studies of North-west India”, International Conf. on Water Security System (ICWSS21), Roorkee.

147.      Kebebe, T. G., Kansal, M. L., Rathi, S., and Beker, B. A. (June 18-20, 2021). “Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Network – A Case Study of Bole and Yeka Sub-city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia”, International Conf. on Water Security System (ICWSS21), Roorkee. (Best Paper)

148.      Kansal, M. L., (June 18-20, 2021). “Drinking Water Issues for Urban and Hilly Rural Areas”, International Conf. on Water Security System (ICWSS21), Roorkee. (Key note)

149.     Sridhar, V, Kansal, M. L., and Ali, S. A. (June 7-11, 2021). “A Holistic Approach for Designing Environmental Flows in the Lower Mekong Basin”, World Environmental & Water Resources Congress, ASCE, Virtual event, USA.

150.     Singh, Sachchidanand and Kansal, Mitthan Lal (2021). “Flash Flood Induced Erosion Prone area Prioritization and Potential Soil Loss Rate Estimation using RUSLE for Alaknanda River Basin”, 2nd International Conf. on Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World, (online).

151.     Singh, Sachchidanand and Kansal, Mitthan Lal (Nov., 24-27,2021). “Peak Flood Assessment due to Cloudburst in the North-Western Regions – A case Study of Upper Beas Basin”, 5th World Congress on Disaster Management, New Delhi, India.

152.     Krishan, Gopal, Sejwal, Priyanka, Yadav, BK, Kansal, M L, Bradley, A, Singh, S, Kumar, M, Sharma, LM., Muste, M, (December 02-03, 2021). “Controls of groundwater salinity, using principal component analysis (PCA) - case study from Mewat (Nuh), Haryana, India”, International conference on Recent Advances in Water Science and Technology (ICRAWST -2021), SSIET, Coimbatore, India

153.      Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich, Kansal, Mitthan Lal, Hoa Nguyen Hai, (Dec. 23-25, 2021). “Issues and Challenges of Mangrove Sustainability in Vietnam considering Driver-Pressure-Impact-Response (DPSIR) Model”, Proc. of HYDRO International Conf., 2021, SVNIT, Surat (India).

154.      Yadav, Alka and Kansal, Mitthan Lal, (Dec. 23-25, 2021). “Water Quality Index Assessment for Upper Ganga Riverine Wetland”, Proc. of HYDRO International Conf., 2021, SVNIT, Surat (India).

155.      Kansal, M L and Kumar, Ankit, (March 02-04, 2022). “Water Governance in Secondary Cities – A case Study of Kozhikode in Kerala”, Proc. of RWC-2022 International Conference, Roorkee, India.

156.      Sharma, V, Kasiviswanathan, Soundharajan, and Kansal, M L. (April 4-5, 2022). “Dual-Reservoir System Simulation for Hydropower Generation under Changing Climate: A Case study of Sunkoshi hydropower Projects in Nepal”, 8th Graduate Conference, 2022, Mid-West University, Birendranagar, Surkhet, Nepal.

 

 National Congress/ Symposium/ Conferences/ Seminar

 

157.     Goel, A. and Kansal, M. L., (May 1988). “Role of Engineers in Combating the Effect of Drought Menace”, National Seminar, HAU, pp 74-79, Hissar (India).

158.     Kumar, A., Kansal, M. L. and Arora, G., (Oct. 8-9, 1999). “Technological Upgradation of Water Distribution Systems of India - Need for Inter-Institute Collaboration”, National Workshop on Challenges in the Management of Water Res. & Env. in the Next Millennium - Need for Inter-Inst. Collaboration, Delhi (India), pp 336-344.

159.     Kansal, M. L. and Kumar, A., (Oct. 8-9, 1999). “Are Engineering Institutions Producing Effective Engineers- Need for Introspection”, National Workshop on Challenges in the Management of Water Res. & Env. in the Next Millennium. - Need for Inter-Inst. Collaboration, pp 431-439, Delhi (India).

160.     Kumar A., and Kansal, M. L., (Oct. 8-9, 1999). “Proposed BE (Civil Engg.) Scheme for Delhi College of Engineering”, National Workshop on Challenges in the Management of Water Res. & Env. in the Next Millennium - Need for Inter-Inst. Collaboration, pp 452-456, Delhi (India).

161.     Kansal, M. L. and Arora, G., (Oct. 6-8, 2000). “Effect of Pumping Schedule on Chlorine Decay in Storage Tanks”, Proc. of Recent Advances in Hydraulics & Water Resources Engg. – HYDRO 2000, 181-185, Kurukshetra (India).

162.     Mishra, G. C., Chahar, B. R., and Kansal, M. L., (Nov. 3-5, 2001). “Need for Ground Water Planning for Sustainable Use of Narmada Water in Rajasthan”, 9th National Water Convention, 269-279, Bangalore (India).

163.     Kansal, M. L., and Sahasrabudhe, S. J., (Oct. 12-13, 2002). “Threat Perceptions to Water Resources Projects - Need for Review of Preparedness”, All India Seminar on Water and Environment – Issues and Challenges, pp. 187-192, Roorkee.

164.      Kansal, M. L., and Verma, S., (Nov. 22-23, 2004). “Use of Chemical disinfectant in Drinking Water – Need for Cautious Approach”, 11th National Symposium on Hydrology, pp 476-485, NIH Roorkee.

165.      Biswal, R. K., Kansal, M.L., and Sharma, N., (Dec. 27-28, 2004). “Inter Basin Water Transfer and Water Balance Study of Mahanadi Basin”, Proc. of National Conference on Hydraulics & water Resources – HYDRO 2004, pp 79-84, Nagpur (India).

166.      Mishra, G. C., and Kansal, M. L., (May 19-20, 2005). "Performance of Radial Collector Well Running Parallel to a Partially Penetrating Stream", National Workshop on Emerging Technology for Controlling Groundwater Pollution: Drinking Water Perspectives, New-Delhi.

167.      Deep, K., Singh, K. P. and Kansal, M. L., (Dec. 4-6, 2007). "An Interactive Method for Multi Objective Engineering Design Problems", 40th Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, New Delhi, pp 81.

168.     Kansal, M. L., Giri, R. K. and Lalchhuanmawia, I., (Nov. 3-4, 2008). “A Proposed Augmentation of Water Treatment Plant for Almora TownWater India - V, New Delhi, India.

169.      Saha, A., Mishra, G. C., and Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 23-24, 2010). "Groundwater Recharge through a Pond", National Workshop on Ground Water Resources Estimation, pp. 109-118, IIT New-Delhi.

170.      Krishna, B., Aggarwal, J. D., and Kansal, M. L., (Dec. 16-18, 2010). “Storm Generated  Wave Prediction Using Neural  Network", HYDRO-2010, pp 217-223, Mullana.

171.      Chandniha S. K., and Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 23, 2011). “Issue and Challenges of Sustainable Drinking Water in Koriya District of Chhattisgarh", Ground Water Pollution around Industrial Clusters: Mitigation & Management, pp 55-65, NCCR Raipur.

172.      Murtiningrum, K., Jain, S. K., and Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 8-9, 2012). ”Downscaling Of Climate Variables Using Support Vector Machine”, National Symposium on “Water Resources Management in Changing Environment (WARMICE 2012), 367-384, NIH, Roorkee.

173.      Kansal, M. L., and Samal, R. K., (June 1-2, 2012). "Identification and Weight Determination of Sustainable Development Indicators for a CDM based Renewable Energy Project", Emerging Challenges for Sustainable Business (ECSB), 575-590, IIT Roorkee.

174.      Kansal, M. L., and Sharma, S. K., (Sep. 20-22, 2012). "Water and Health : Issues and Challenges of Ground Water Quality in Rural India", National Conf. on Hydrology and Water Quality Management (NCHWQM 2012), ISBN 978-81-927242-0-1, (2012), pp 36-44, Moregaon (Assam).

175.      Kansal, M. L., (Sep. 23-24, 2013). "Impact of Water Bodies on Greenhouse Gas Emissions”, National seminar on Green Chemistry, Ahmedabad.

176.      Kansal, M. L., and Chandniha, S. K., (Nov. 27-29, 2013). “Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources”, National Seminar on Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources Systems, Vadodara, pp 89-92.

177.      Kansal, M. L., (Feb. 7, 2014). "Hydropower and its Impact on Greenhouse Gas Emission”, National Workshop on Environmental Clearances – Issues, Constraints, Compliances & Solutions, PHD House New Delhi.

178.      Kansal, M. L., (Mar 22-23, 2015). "Sustainable Urban Water Supply Management – Need for Holistic Approach”, National seminar on Green Chemistry, Ahmedabad.

179.      Kansal, M. L., (May 9-10, 2015). "River Health Assessment and Need for Comprehensive Guidelines for River Health Policy”, National seminar on Rejuvenation of River Gomti, Lucknow.

180.     Agarwal, S. S., Rheinheimer, D., and Kansal, M. L., (Nov. 6, 2015). “Issues and Challenges of Hydropower Development in Uttarakhand”, Conference & 8th Power Awards, Council of Power Utilities, New Delhi, India.

181.     Kansal, M. L., Kumar, P., Kishore, K. A., (Oct. 2016). “Need of Integrated Flood Risk Management (IFRM) in Bihar”, National conference on Water Resources and Flood Management with special reference to Flood Modelling (WRFM-2016), Surat.

182.     Kansal, M. L., Kishore, K. A., Kumar, P., (Oct. 21-22, 2016). “Flood Impacts and its Management in Bihar”, 32nd National Convention of Civil Engineers on Role of Civil Engineering in Sustainable Development, Goa.

183.     Kansal, M. L., Kishore, K. A., Kumar, P., (Dec. 16-18, 2016). “Impact of Flood on Sustainable Development and its Management in Bihar”, 31st Indian Engineering Congress, Kolkata.