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Long-term effects of irrigation with imported water on water levels and water quality

B. W. Drost

Long-term effects of irrigation with imported water on water levels and water quality

by B. W. Drost

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Tacoma, Wash, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Washington (State),
  • Water levels.,
  • Irrigation -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLong term effects of irrigation with imported water on water levels and water quality.
    Statementby Brian W. Drost, James C. Ebbert, and Stephen E. Cox ; prepared in cooperation with State of Washington Department of Ecology.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 93-4060.
    ContributionsEbbert, J. C., Cox, Stephen E., Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17677368M

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Long-term effects of irrigation with imported water on water levels and water quality by B. W. Drost Download PDF EPUB FB2

LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF IRRIGATION WITH IMPORTED WATER ON WATER LEVELS AND WATER QUALITY Brian W. Drost, James C. Ebbert, and Stephen E. Cox ABSTRACT Prior tothe 2,mile semiarid Pasco basin of Washington State was dominated by dryland farming.

Large-scale irrigation with imported surface water has since transformed the area into one of the most productiveCited by: 4. Long-term effects of irrigation with imported water on water levels and water quality Water-Resources Investigations Report By: B.W.

Drost, J.C. Ebbert, and S.E. Cox. Get this from a library. Long-term effects of irrigation with imported water on water levels and water quality. [Brian W Drost; James C Ebbert; Stephen E Cox; Washington (State). Department of Ecology.; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Increased attention is being given to the potential adverse effects of irrigation on water quality, such as increased salinity, turbidity, color, taste, temperature, nutrients, nematodes, bacteria and viruses, and pesticide shareholderdemocracy.com by: 6.

In addition, drainage waters from irrigated lands and effluent from city sewage and industrial waste water can impact water quality. In most irrigation situations, the primary water qual - ity concern is salinity levels, since salts can affect both the soil struc - ture and crop yield.

Effects of Irrigation with Saline Water on Crop Growth and Yield in Greenhouse Cultivation. same soil to investigate the long-term effects of saline irrigation water and the salinity accumulation. Factors influencing yield reductions include soil type, drainage, salt type, irrigation system and management.

reduces yield potential (Table 2). Beyond effects on the immediate crop is the long term impact of salt loading through the irrigation water. Salinity is the term commonly used to refer to the salt content of either irrigation water or soil water.

It can also refer to salt accumulation in the soil. Measuring salinity entails measuring either the amount of salt dissolved in water or the electrical conductance of the water. Guidelines for evaluation of water quality for irrigation are given in Table 1.

They emphasize the long-term influence of water quality on crop production, soil conditions and farm management, and are presented in the same format as in the edition but are updated to include recent research results. A water infiltration problem related to water quality is usually associated with both the salinity and sodium content of the water.

A procedure is presented to evaluate the potential of a water to cause an infiltration problem based on a combination of its salinity (EC w) and sodium adsorption ratio (SAR).

Uncertainty is a key issue in long-term water demand forecasting. W ater utilities are not the only players for which such forecasts are a concern. Demand forecasts can be conducted at state or. While a few aspects of irrigation water quality have a direct impact on plants, the primary goal of water analysis is to judge the effect of the water on the soil, and ultimately on the plants grown on the soil.

As such, much of the interpretation of the water analysis is based on a prediction of the consequences for the soil. Boron is a trace mineral that is rarely a problem in Pennsylvania irrigation waters. Boron is a micronutrient needed in small amounts. Boron toxicity may occur if the concentration in irrigation water or fertigation solution exceeds to mg/L, particularly with long-term slow-growing crops.

Irrigation water quality The water quality used for irrigation is essential for the yield and quantity of crops, maintenance of soil productivity, and protection of the environment.

For example, the physical and mechanical properties of the soil, ex. soil structure (stability of aggregates) and permeability, are very sensitive to the type of. United States Irrigation & Drainage Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Program Aid the adverse effects of irrigation on water quality and the environment.

Long-term effect—A national water supply that meets the • To determine the effects of irrigation and drainage prac-tices on the movement of pesticides. Human health ambient water quality criteria represent specific levels of chemicals or conditions in a water body that are not expected to cause adverse effects to human health.

EPA provides recommendations for “water + organism” and “organism only” human health criteria for states and authorized tribes to consider when adopting criteria. There are many factors which determine water quality. Among the most important are alkalinity, pH and soluble salts.

But there are several other factors to consider, such as whether hard water salts such as calcium and magnesium or heavy metals that can clog. weathering. Drainage water from irrigation fields, industrial waste water and domestic misuse of water, also affect the quality of water flowing in our rivers or found in groundwater aquifers.

Problems such as high salinity levels of the available water, can negatively influence: the crop yield (quantity and quality). ANR Publication Irrigation Water Salinity and Crop Reproduction 4 Table 1.

Estimated yield of tree and vine crops with long-term use of irrigation water with different levels of soil salinity (potential yields are based on a 15 to 20 percent leaching fraction and do not account for the effects of specific elements) ECw (mmhos/cm) Yield. irrigation water quality can affect fertility needs, irrigation system performance and longevity, and how the water can be applied.

Therefore, knowledge of irrigation water quality is critical to understanding what management changes are necessary for long-term productivity. Irrigation Water Quality Criteria. This page gives you access to different types of information covering water quality, especially as related to agriculture.

For a broader coverage, the U. S. Geological Survey provides answers to frequently asked questions on water, including water quality and contamination and pollution.Information about water quality is vital to ensure long-term availability and sustainability of water that is safe for drinking and recreation and suitable for industry, irrigation, fish, and wildlife.

Protecting and enhancing water quality is a national priority, requiring information on water-quality status and trends, progress toward clean water standards, continuing problems, and emerging.The environmental impacts of irrigation relate to the changes in quantity and quality of soil and water as a result of irrigation and the effects on natural and social conditions in river basins and downstream of an irrigation shareholderdemocracy.com impacts stem from the altered hydrological conditions caused by the installation and operation of the irrigation scheme.