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Hydrogeology and potential effects of changes in water use, Carson Desert agricultural area, Churchill County, Nevada

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Hydrogeology and potential effects of changes in water use, Carson Desert agricultural area, Churchill County, Nevada; 1994; OFR; 93-463; Maurer, D. K.; Johnson, A. K.; Welch, A. H.

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Operating Criteria and Procedures established in 1988 for delivery of water for irrigation in the Newlands Project area include regulations and methods to increase Project efficiency. Public Law 101-618 of 1990 includes a target of 75-percent Project efficiency and a program of water-rights acquisition for wetlands maintenance. The directives could result in large reductions in water used for irrigation in the Carson Desert, potentially affecting ground-water supplies. Previous studies of the area have been evaluated to determine the current understanding of how aquifers are recharged, what controls the flow and quality of ground water, potential effects of changes in water use, and what additional information would be needed to quantify [...]

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