Conjunctive Use in the Niles Cone, California

by Earl L. Lenahan, Alameda County Water District, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Artificial Recharge of Ground Water


The use of in-stream facilities for artificial recharge in stream channels as practiced in Alameda County, California, is discussed. The facilities are (1) stream channels with no other facilities, (2) earth dikes, (3) inflatable rubber dams, and (4) flashboard dams. A discussion of maintenance, water measurement and accounting, and operating records is included.

Subject Headings: Conical bodies | Earthfill dams | Stream channels | Rivers and streams | Maintenance | Water supply systems | Artificial recharge | Aquifers | California | United States

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