Agricultural Impacts on Surface Water via Ground Water
Three years of ground and surface water quality monitoring data collected from one site in the mid-Atlantic coastal plain are presented. These data suggest that delivery of P from ground...

Water Quantity and Quality for Irrigated Agriculture and Wetlands
A water balance for the Carson Division of the Newlands Project in Northwest Nevada was created to identify the potential recovery of irrigation drainage effluent from the shallow aquifer...

Recycling Wastewater by Drip Irrigation
Hawaii's sugar factories produce about 380 million liters of wastewater per day from sugarcane washing, condensation, and cooling operations. Since 1972, wastewater has been used to irrigate...

Expert System for Agricultural and Water Quality Management
Agricultural activities occur in an open environment where uncontrollable climatic events influence both agricultural productivity and water quality. A decision support system is described...

Design of Irrigation Distribution System
This paper briefly discusses the Bureau of Reclamation's process of developing the rehabilitation of the Grand Valley Unit in Colorado. Sections are included on accessing needs of the...

Case Studies of Semi-Closed Pipeline Systems for Flexible Deliveries
The semi-closed pipeline system using the best aspects of the open and the closed pipeline systems, has many applications. It is the best adapted system for use with the variable flow...

Stochastic Simulation and Optimization of Irrigation Canal Network Flows
This paper investigates the effects of parametric and objective uncertainty on simulation and optimal hydraulic design of irrigation canal networks. A model of spatially-varied flow in...

Introduction to Remote Sensing for Irrigation and Drainage
Remote sensing is a rapidly emerging technology that has many potential applications to irrigation, drainage and hydrologic engineering. This paper, the first of four, introduces the reader...

Applications of Remote Sensing to Irrigated Agriculture
Several uses for satellite digital imagery and data from portable field radiometers have been developed for the monitoring of agricultural crops, their yields, insect and disease attacks,...

An Interagency Program to Improve Irrigated Agriculture
An interagency Management Improvement Program (MIP) has been initiated to develop, apply, and evaluate the MIP methodology as a way to improve resource management and organizational effectiveness...

Predicting Water Demand in Agricultural Regions Using Time Series Forecasts of Reference Crop Evapotranspiration
Overall, it can be said that the time series model developed in this study did provide superior forecasting results for the Brawley, CA, site. This indicates that the monthly reference...

Reclaimed Water, Irrigation, and Conservation Pricing
The Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) is located in the south-central portion of Orange County consisting of approximately 76,000 acres. The most extensive reclaimed water project in...

Water Pricing Policy in the United States: Task Committee Report
The nation's water pricing systems are discussed in the categories of general issues, Federal Government water, public and private utilities, agricultural waterand water transfers....

Agricultural Option Contracts
A plan for developing and implementing option contracts on agricultural water supplies by municipalities in Northern Colorado is presented. Two water supply projects - the Colorado-Big...

ETBC: Interactive Software for Blaney-Criddle Estimates of Evapotranspiration
ETBC is a menu-driven computer program which calculates monthly evapotranspiration (ET) using the USDA Soil Conservation Service version of the Blaney-Criddle formula, as described in...

Importance of ET on Colorado River Water Quality
Salinity is a major problem in the Colorado River. About 37 percent of the salt loading is contributed by irrigated agriculture activities. Deep percolation and seepage from irrigated...

Pilot-scale Anaerobic Biological Removal of Selenium from Agricultural Drainage Water Using Sequencing Batch Reactors

Technology Transfer to Developing Countries
Foreign assignments have proven to be the most interesting and rewarding part of a career for many western professionals. For success, however, care must be taken to assure that the individual...

Integration of GIS Databases and Water Quality Modeling for Agricultural and Urban Watersheds

Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse for Malibu, California
Engineering-Science is providing consulting engineering services for the design of a sewer system and wastewater reclamation plant for the urban portion of Malibu, California. This project...

 

 

 

 

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