Definition of canal
It is an artificial channel constructed on the ground to carry water to the field either from a reservoir, tank or river.
There are three main sources from which we take water:
Canal is a channel usually trapezoidal in section. It is constructed to carry water over long distances from the source of water.
An artificial waterway used for the navigation or for draining purpose or for irrigating land.
Uses of canals
The water in canal is used for the following purposes:
- To power house for power generation.
- To tanks for water supply.
- To field for irrigation.
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