Upstream Irrigation Impact on Columbia River Flows

by H.T. Nelson,


Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 1, Pg. 25-44


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Analyses of long time Columbia River flows at The Dalles to demonstrate magnitude of peak reductions and low flow increases due to upstream irrigation; irrigation regulations may account for up to 12% increase in low flows through irrigation of 8 1/2 million acres upstream by year 2010.

Subject Headings: River flow | Irrigation | Flow duration | Regulated flow | Rivers and streams | Streamflow | Low flow

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