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Adapting Water Management A Primer on Coping with Climate Change

Description: This primer is intended as a guide to some of the basic issues surrounding water management from a climate change perspective. It includes information on climate change impacts on various freshwater ecosystems as well as precipitation. Also addressed is how the assessment of vulnerability should distinguish between impacts assessment, which attempts to project future biophysical and ecological changes in a deterministic manner, and vulnerability assessment, which attempts to combine an assessment of future suites of change with an assessment of the resilience of ecosystems and management institutions.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Matthews, John H. & Quesne, Tom Le
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A Method for Estimating Ground-Water Return Flow to the Lower Colorado River in the Yuma Area, Arizona and California--Executive Summary

Description: Purpose and scope: The purpose of this study was to develop a method for estimating the amount of subsurface return flow to the Colorado River in the Yuma area. This report presents a method that will permit an accounting of ground-water return flows from each side of the Colorado River in the Yuma reach. The estimates of return flow can be used by water-management agencies in determining return-flow credits for the States of Arizona and California.
Date: December 1983
Creator: Loeltz, O. J. & Leake, S. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial-Recharge Tests in Upper Black Squirrel Creek Basin, Jimmy Camp Valley, and Fountain Valley, El Paso County, Colorado

Description: Abstract: Nine artificial-recharge pits were excavated in the alluvium in upper Black Squirrel Creek basin, Jimmy Campy Valley, and in the alluvium overlying the Widefield aquifer in Fountain Valley. Each artificial-recharge site was instrumented to measure inflow, stage fluctuations, and water-table fluctuations. Artificial-recharge tests conducted in upper Black Squirrel Creek basin indicated that the average adjusted rates of infiltration for the three sites ranged from 1.6 to 2.4 feet (0.5 to 0.7 meter) per day. Tests conducted in Jimmy Camp Valley indicated that the average adjusted rates of infiltration for the two sites ranged from 3.8 to 24.7 feet (1.2 to 7.5 meters) per day. Tests conducted on the Widefield aquifer indicated that the average adjusted rates of infiltration for four sites ranged from 2.3 to 12.9 feet (0.7 to 3.9 meters) per day.
Date: July 1977
Creator: Emmons, Patrick J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Potential for Downward Leakage to the Floridan Aquifer, Green Swamp Area, Central Florida

Description: From introduction: For the purpose of this evaluation, which is qualitative, and which is based on an arbitrary numerical ranking of the thickness and hydraulic conductivity of the different materials involved, the intent was to include only the relatively pure sand beds, which would most readily store and transmit appreciable quantities of water and the clay beds, which would most effectively retard the downward movement of water to the Floridian aquifer.
Date: 1977
Creator: Grubb, Hayes F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrologic Effects of Proposed Changes in Management Practices, Winnebago Pool, Wisconsin

Description: From abstract: "Various changes in the management practices for the Winnebago pool to protect wetlands adjacent to the pool and to assure adequate streamflow downstream from the pool have been proposed. The effects of three such changes were estimated by using a digital reservoir model to simulate daily stage and discharge."
Date: January 1981
Creator: King, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drainage of farm lands.

Description: Discusses soil texture, natural and artificial soil drainage, and implementation of drainage practices.
Date: 1908
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department