Water Supply, Sources and Agricultural Use Archive

Water saving in rice-wheat systems

Water shortage is a major constraint to sustaining and increasing the productivity of rice-wheat systems. Saving water can be elusive in that reducing seepage, percolation and runoff losses from fields does not necessarily save water if it can be recaptured at some other temporal or s... Read More

Managing soils to achieve greater water use efficiency: A review

Water use efficiency (WUE) represents a given level of biomass or grain yield per unit of water used by the crop. With increasing concern about the availability of water resources in both irrigated and rainfed agriculture, there is renewed interest in trying to develop an understandin... Read More

Water Conservation and Irrigation Efficiency: A Case Study of Turlock Irrigation District’s Data Management System for Irrigation Operations, Environmental Monitoring, and Energy Production

Current efforts in water conservation and irrigation efficiency illustrate the need for modern data management systems that that can consume, validate, calculate, manage and automate the reporting of real-time and historical water data with ease. Managing the vast amounts of data being collected ... Read More