Water Quality of Shallow Groundwater Reused for Irrigation

by H. A. Tabaei, Univ of Nevada Reno, Reno, United States,
J. C. Guitjens, Univ of Nevada Reno, Reno, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation and Drainage


Drainage water was collected by subsurface drains and reapplied to half of a drained alfalfa field in Fallon, Nevada, during the 1989 irrigation season. Irrigation district water was applied to the other half of the field. The drainage water quality was analyzed for plant tolerance. The drainage water did not violate irrigation guidelines.

Subject Headings: Groundwater quality | Water resources | Shallow water | Irrigation | Groundwater supply | Subsurface drainage | Water quality | Groundwater | Nevada | United States

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