Agricultural managed aquifer recharge (Ag-MAR)—a method for sustainable groundwater management: A review

Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis) | March 28th, 2022


More than two billion people and 40% of global agricultural production depend upon unsustainable groundwater extraction. Managed aquifer recharge (MAR), the practice of s

Airborne Geophysical Method Images Fast Paths for Managed Recharge of California’s Groundwater

Environmental Research Letters (IOP) | November 17th, 2022


Given the substantial groundwater level declines in the Central Valley of California, there is an urgent need to supplement the recharge of the groundwater systems by imp

Approaches for groundwater management in times of depletion and regulatory change

University of California, Davis (UC Davis) | June 1st, 2018


New legislation and related regulations in California mandate groundwater management to avoid undesirable results from excessive groundwater pumping and other hum

Availability of high-magnitude streamflow for groundwater banking in the Central Valley, California

Environmental Research Letters (IOP) | July 31st, 2017


California’s climate is characterized by the largest precipitation and streamflow variability observed within the conterminous US This, combined with chronic gr

Benefits and Economic Costs of Managed Aquifer Recharge in California

University of California, Davis (UC Davis) | July 14th, 2016


Groundwater management is important and challenging, and nowhere is this more evident than in California. Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) projects can play an important ro

Climate-informed hydrologic modeling and policy typology to guide managed aquifer recharge

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) | April 21st, 2021


Harvesting floodwaters to recharge depleted groundwater aquifers can simultaneously reduce flood and drought risks and enhance groundwater sustainability. However, deploy

Colusa County | Managed Aquifer Recharge: benefitting aquifers, farmers, and migratory birds

Nature Conservancy | September 3rd, 2018


In partnership with growers and the Colusa Groundwater Authority (CGA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is implementing a pilot multiple-benefit managed aquifer r

Development of a Groundwater-Simulation Model in the Los Angeles Coastal Plain, Los Angeles County, California

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | September 28th, 2021


The Los Angeles Coastal Plain (LACP) covers about 580 square miles and is the largest coastal plain of semiarid southern California. The LACP is heavily developed with mo

Executive Order N-4-23

State of California | March 10th, 2023


Groundwater Vulnerability Study Santa Clara County, California

Santa Clara Valley Water District | October 18th, 2010


The Santa Clara Valley Water District (District) is the primary water resources agency in Santa Clara County. This Groundwater Vulnerability Study was conducted to predic

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