Ground Water Recharge and Use, Ventura County, California

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by Bryant R. Rose, Banner Associates Inc, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: National Water Conference:

Abstract: For more than 60 years United Water Conservation District and its predecessor district have recharged seven ground water basins in Ventura County, California with more than 2,500,000 acre feet of runoff water to maintain ground water levels and quality, and control sea water intrusion. The District operates a 90,000 acre foot reservoir; a hydroelectric generating plant; three spreading grounds; a river diversion structure; a well field, reservoir, booster plant, and pipeline for municipal and industrial water; an irrigation water pipeline and regulating reservoir; and a surface and ground water system to retard seawater intrusion.

Subject Headings: Water supply | Water conservation | Water pipelines | Water resources | Groundwater quality | Municipal water | Spillways | Groundwater recharge | North America | California | United States

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