Innovative Technology Enhances Water Availability for Irrigation

by Albert Muniz,
Jeff Barry,
Agustin E. Maristany,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Management of Irrigation and Drainage Systems: Integrated Perspectives

Abstract: This paper presents an innovative technology, aquifer storage and recovery (ASR), that is capable of increasing the efficiency of existing irrigation water supply systems. An analysis demonstrates how ASR technology can be optimized to provide maximum water availability given the hydrologic characteristics and existing infrastructure of a particular site. The benefits and cost-effectiveness of this application are also discussed.

Subject Headings: Water storage | Irrigation systems | Irrigation water | Innovation | Aquifers | Water conservation

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