Opportunities for saving and reallocating agricultural water to alleviate water scarcity

Brian D. Richter, James D. Brown, Rachel DiBenedetto, Adrianna Gorsky, Emily Keenan, Chantal Madray, Martha Morris, Devin Rowell, Susan Ryu
  • Water Policy, April 2017, IWA Publishing
  • DOI: 10.2166/wp.2017.143

Saving Water in Irrigated Agriculture

What is it about?

This paper documents credible studies that have shown how consumptive water use can be reduced in irrigated agriculture using a variety of approaches

Why is it important?

Farming is becoming increasingly precarious in water-scarce regions, driving farmers to look for ways to maintain their agricultural production while using less water.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wp.2017.143

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