IRRIGATION EFFICIENCY, WATER STORAGE, AND LONG RUN WATER CONSERVATION

A spreadsheet-based simulation model is used to illustrate the complex relationships between irrigation efficiency, water banking and water conservation under the prior appropriation doctrine. Increases in irrigation efficiency and/or establishment of water banks do not guarantee water conservation. Conservation requires reduction in the quantity of water consumptively used by agriculture.


Issue Date:
2003
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35115
Total Pages:
22
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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