Irrigation expands in Alabama amid water planning process

Outlet: Southeast Farm Press

August 7, 2013

Spurred by a statewide tax incentive, irrigation is expanding rapidly in Alabama, with or without a comprehensive water plan. “It may come faster than we thought — where we have agriculture competing with the public water supply in many areas,” says Marlon Cook, director of the Groundwater Assessment Program for the Geological Survey of Alabama.

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