"Nala-bunds is the term used in Indo-Pakistan region for embankments constructed across nala (streams) for checking velocity of runoff, increasing water percolation and improving soil moisture regime." (Panwar et al., 2007; Mahmood, 2022)


Panwar, S. N., Kalbande, S. R., Bhuibhar, B. W. And Jadhav, S. B. "Effect of Nala Bund on Groundwater Recharge." Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers. (2007). Link:

Dr Khalid Mahmood, 2022