Conjunctive Use Project in Beebe Draw, Co.

by Kenneth A. Mangelson, Rocky Mountain Consultants Inc, Englewood, CO, USA,
L. Stephen Schmidt, Rocky Mountain Consultants Inc, Englewood, CO, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Forum '86: World Water Issues in Evolution


A geologically and hydrologically unique alluvial ground water basin, and the hydrologic interaction among aquifer, ground water pumping for irrigation, and the surface water storage and distribution network are described. A plan by the project sponsor to increase the amount of water available from the aquifer for irrigation and to optimize the water resources of the basin is presented.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Water storage | Hydrology | Aquifers | Geology | Reservoirs | Groundwater management | Groundwater supply | Colorado | United States

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