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tr.v. chan·nel·ized, chan·nel·iz·ing, chan·nel·iz·es
1. To make, form, or cut channels in.
2. To direct through a channel.

chan′nel·i·za′tion (chăn′ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˌtʃænəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


the action or process of channelizing
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Noun1.channelization - management through specified channels of communication
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
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The chief minister said that he had presented a mega project of channelization of 180 km of River Indus from Guddu Barrage to Sukkur Barrage.
He said: 'I presented two projects in the JCC and most probably they would be approved by the relevant Joint Working Group in its meeting to be held in March.' The chief minister said that he had presented a mega project of channelization of 180 km of River Indus from Guddu Barrage to Sukkur Barrage.
He said that the channelization of River Indus would be a great project for the development of agriculture sector and added that it would not only save water but would control water logging and salinity in the areas located on the both banks of the river.
Meanwhile, the chief minister has directed Planning and Development and Irrigation departments to conduct feasibility of new Sukkur Barrage and channelization of River Indus between Guddu and Sukkur barrages.
adding that the channelization of the river would solve flooding in the area.
In sections on federalism, sovereignty and property, taxation, regulation, and conservation he covers navigating the republic, life on the Mississippi, the rise of the levees, flood control, water wars, a new water market, running water, burning rivers, regulating power, the power of a river, channelization, and the restoration economy.
He said that such an effective strategy should be adopted for channelization and cleaning of drains that could stop dumping of garbage and other waste in drains and water flow in these channels could be made better.
873.240 million, Channelization of Deg Diversion Channel RD 0+000-87+300, Sheikhupura at the cost of Rs.
According to the data of Planning Commission, a sum of Rs 2,600 million has been released for Extension of Right Bank Outfall Drain (RBOD-II), Rs180 million for Lower Indus Irrigation and Drainage Project (RBOD-I), Rs 240 million for Balochistan Effluent Disposal into RBOD-1 (RBOD-III), Rs 140 million for Channelization of Deg Nullah Punjab, Rs.160 million for construction of small dams (Sindh), Rs.1700 million for Remedial Measures to Control Water Logging due to Muzaffargarh and TP Link Canal and Rs.80 million for Rehabilitation of irrigation system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Its plans call for restoring some of the natural meanders that were removed from the river's lower seven miles during the channelization project.
The new Cisco 12000 Series 1-Port Channelized OC-12c/STM-4c (DS1/E1) POS ISE Line Card enables customers to combine dense channelization functionality for low-speed termination with high-density, high-performance OC-192/STM-64 and OC-48/STM-16 interfaces in a single chassis.