Planning for Water Conservation Through Irrigation System Modernization and Rehabilitation

by A. K. Dimmitt, Metropolitan Water District of, Southern Calif., Los Angeles, United States,
K. I. McLaughlin, Metropolitan Water District of, Southern Calif., Los Angeles, United States,
F. Z. Kamand, Metropolitan Water District of, Southern Calif., Los Angeles, United States,
D. G. Welch, Metropolitan Water District of, Southern Calif., Los Angeles, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation and Drainage: Saving a Threatened Resource—In Search of Solutions

Abstract: A landmark agreement became effective in December 1989 between the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Imperial Irrigation District which provides for the implementation of 17 projects estimated to conserve 106,110 acre-feet annually by 1995. Three case studies are presented to demonstrate the various planning approaches used.

Subject Headings: Water conservation | Irrigation systems | Rehabilitation | Irrigation water | Case studies | Irrigation districts | Agreements and treaties | Urban areas | Light rail transit | North America | California | United States

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