Review of the Lake Andes-Wagner Project Sizing

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by Allan Highstreet, CH2M Hill, Sacramento, CA, USA,
Michael Savage, CH2M Hill, Sacramento, CA, USA,
Jeff Smith, CH2M Hill, Sacramento, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation Systems for the 21st Century:

Abstract: Benefit-cost analyses of the proposed U. S. Bureau of Reclamation Lake Andes-Wagner Project have shown the project to be marginally feasible. In an effort to improve the benefit-cost ratio, two studies investigated the impact of downsizing the project. The first study reviewed the method used by the Bureau to estimate the irrigation water requirements for sizing the project. The second study evaluated the change in benefits from reducing irrigation water deliveries.

Subject Headings: Lakes | Irrigation water | Water supply systems | Benefit cost ratios | Irrigation systems | Bureau of Reclamation | Hydraulic design |

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