Threshold Precipitation Events and Groundwater Recharge

by Richard H. French, (M.ASCE), Water Resources Cent, Las Vegas, United States,
Roger L. Jacobson, Water Resources Cent, Las Vegas, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


Data from two study sites on the Nevada Test Site, Nevada are used with precipitation data from other long-term precipitation gages to identify the frequency of precipitation events that may result in groundwater recharge. The results of this study are compared with those from a previous study.

Subject Headings: Precipitation | Water resources | Groundwater recharge | Comparative studies | Rainfall frequency | Rain water | Meteorology | Nevada | United States

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