Artificial Groundwater Recharge


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Artificial Groundwater Recharge
1010810Artificial Groundwater Recharge
Introduction Indirectly related as an Alternative Water Source, is Ground Water Recharge. While it technically does not produce water, artificial groundwater recharge purposefully puts water back into the aquifer for future use, rather than allowing it to flow to the waterways without benefit. Artificial groundwater recharge is designed to increase the natural replenishment or percolation of surface waters into the groundwater aquifers, resulting in a corresponding increase in the amount of groundwater available for extraction. Although artificial recharging is primarily used to preserve or enhance groundwater resources, it has…
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E. W. "Bob" Boulware: Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management. Artificial Groundwater Recharge, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export