1 edition of Adjustments due to a declining ground water supply found in the catalog.
Adjustments due to a declining ground water supply
by Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma State University in [Stillwater]
Written in English
|Statement||Arthur L. Ekholm ... [et al.].|
|Series||Technical bulletin - Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma State University ; T-142|
|Contributions||Ekholm, Arthur L.|
|LC Classifications||HD1694.T4 A66|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||76622624|
The average annual loss of surface water and groundwater was 20 km 3 which is per cent of the total water usage in a normal year. Despite rainfall rebounding in and , the GRACE data showed a continued decline in groundwater storage. Economic and technical adjustments in irrigation due to declining ground water. [Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Resources and Technology Division,  (OCoLC)
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