Summary of reported agriculture and irrigation water use in Independence County, Arkansas, 1991

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  • Irrigation water -- Arkansas -- Independence County

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Statementprepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 93-431
ContributionsManning, Carolyn A, Stafford, Kenneth L, Geological Survey (U.S.), Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission
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Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.)
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Manning2, and Kenneth L. Stafford1 Water is one of Arkansas' most valuable resources. Site-specific water-use data for several categories are collected and compiled annually by the Arkansas Soil and Water Author: T.W. Holland, C.A. Manning, K.L. Stafford. Get this from a library. Summary of reported agriculture and irrigation water use in Independence County, Arkansas, [Terrance W Holland; Carolyn A Manning; Kenneth L Stafford; Geological Survey (U.S.); Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission.].

This report summarizes the water-use reporting through the Conservation District Office in Lonoke County, Arkansas. The number of withdrawal registrations for Lonoke County was 3, (2, groundwater and surface water).

Water with drawals reported during the registration process total Mgal/d ( Mgal/d groundwater and Mgal/d surface water) for. This report summarizes the water-use reporting through the Conservation District Office in Miller County, Arkansas.

The number of withdrawal registrations for Miller County was 98 (62 groundwater and 36 surface water). Water withdrawals reported during the registration process total Mgal/d ( Mgal/d groundwater and none from surface water) for agriculture and.

Survey. Data for the agriculture (non-irrigation) and irrigation categories are reported through the Conservation District Offices in each county. This report summarizes the water-use reporting through the Conservation District Offices in the following west-central Arkansas counties: Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Franklin,Author: T.W.

Holland, C.A. Manning, K.L. Stafford. Online Water Use Reporting Annual water use can be reported online to comply with the water use reporting requirements of the Kansas Water Appropriation Act.

You can complete the online water use report by going to the following site: Login using the PIN and PERSON ID. Update of Arkansas Water Plan Data from Water Use Database (WUDB) used to estimate future water demand “The accuracy of water use reported for agricultural irrigation has been questioned because the water use is not measured or metered.” Arkansas Statute A.C.A.

§ Withdrawal of GroundwaterFile Size: 1MB. Kansas Irrigation Water Use Kansas Department of Agriculture U.S. Geological Survey Division of Water Resources Quail Crest Place S.W.

9th ndSt., 2 Floor Lawrence, KS Topeka, KS () () Equal Opportunity Employers. By Chris Henry, Ph.D., P.E. – Assistant Professor and Water Management Engineer.

Today is the first day of a series of public meetings taking place across the state on the new proposed rule, Title 24 for the Arkansas Water Plan. These public hearings will take place at 11 am at select locations in Arkansas between July 16 and August withdrawal sites registered in Arkansas.

Reported withdrawals are stored in the WUDBS, which is managed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) through a cooperative agreement with ANRC.

This data is the basis for our understanding of water use in Arkansas (began in 80s). of excess surface water. Arkansas currently uses the equivalent of only about 9 percent of the water that falls on land surface as precipitation. In fact, eastern Arkansas water users do not have the available water use facilities and capability to use more than a small amount of the state's excess surface water.

Soil Survey of Independence County Arkansas Paperback – January 1, by National Cooperative Soil Survey (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: National Cooperative Soil Survey.

Reducing Dependence on Groundwater in Arkansas. Arkansas’s row crop producers are using innovative methods to ensure their crops receive the proper amount of moisture throughout the growing season.

While cropland in the Arkansas delta is abundant, many years water can be scarce. Arkansas ranks third in the nation in the amount of irrigated acres.

Major fieldwork for this soil survey was completed in Soil names and descriptions were approved in Unless otherwise indicated, statements in this to the Union County Soil and Water Conser vation Distr ict.

Soil Survey of Union County, Arkansas. water quality standards summary of results water use for arkansas, prairie and monroe counties, irrigation demands general design information on canal system required structures and pumps required l&~ acreages, channel excavation, and levee fill quantities '.ater supply district net returns to cropland.

California Agricultural Production and Irrigated Water Use Congressional Research Service Summary California ranks as the leading agricultural state in the United States in terms of farm-level sales. InCalifornia’s farm-level sales totaled nearly $45 billion and accounted for 11% of total U.S.

agricultural sales. the amount of water harvested (the supply) equals the amount of water needed for irrigation (the demand). Complex water harvesting systems use stored water to balance the supply-demand equation during limited rainfall periods. Complex rainwater harvesting systems cost more to build but yield greater water savings than do systems without storage.

Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 42(3) Bjorneberg, D.L. and King, B.A. and Koehn, A.C. () Watershed water balance changes as furrow irrigation is converted to sprinkler irrigation in an arid region. Urban water use Agricultural water use 33 Total water use (current) Recycled water use (7% = / MAF) WW Discharge to ocean MAF/Yr.

Three specific aspects caught my attention during this drought: 1) Large potential for water re-use in agriculture 2) In most studies, partial irrigation (DI) is often decoupled from. Velasquez, “Water Conservation in Irrigation Can Increase Water Use,” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol.

No. 47 (Nov. 25, ) at The State Engineer supports efforts to increase irrigation efficiency in the Arkansas River Basin in Colorado as long as they do not violate Article IV-D of the Size: 93KB.

Irrigated agriculture is one of the major sectors that relies on fresh water from both ground and surface supplies. There is substantial use of recycled water across the United States, however there is a high potential for increased water reuse. To increase the use of recycled water, incentives, funding, regulatory actions, and new policies may.

Agriculture is a major industry in the United States, which is a net exporter of food. As of the census of agriculture, there were million farms, covering an area of million acres (3, km 2), an average of acres ( hectares) per farm.

Although agricultural activity occurs in every state in the union, it is particularly concentrated in the Great Plains, a vast.

Influence of land use on water quality in a tropical Three land use/cover maps from totoand were used to quantify LUC during our study period. The earliest map was created using ing sub-urban), agriculture, pasture, forest, wetland, and water.

We further classified forests into youngFile Size: 2MB. irrigation water uses and provide other benefits Potential projects could be initiated either by parties interested in the environmental benefits or by irrigation water users desiring to implement improvements that will also have benefits in the stream.

The State program would evaluate the proposed project for its viability, would search for. alemaya university school of graduate studies assessment of small scale irrigation using comparative performance indicators on two selected scemes in upper awash river valley by yusuf kedir hassen department of agricultural engineering soil and water engineering programme (irrigation engineering) approved by board of examinersFile Size: 1MB.

water), 70 percent is already used for agriculture. Water is a critical source of asset development through livestock and irrigation. Irrigation can boost productivity, but farmers are increasingly in competition with other users, and water deficits will ultimately mean food deficits.

Poor irrigation. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, ). The decision to aggregate the NRI to county level was made to facilitate comparisons with other, similar data used by the NAWQA Program, such as the Agricultural Census data, that also were reported at the county level.

county (in preparation by the North Dakota Geological Survey) ; part II (Acker- man, ) is a compilation of the ground-water basic data; and part III (this report) is an interpretive report describing the ground-water Size: 2MB.

A sustainable use of water resources in irrigation must take into account not only crop water requirements but also the quality of irrigation water in order to predict and overcome negative. Municipal Wastewater, Sewage Sludge, and Agriculture 21 life. Over a year period, Yanko () assayed filtered and chlorine-treated secondary effluent samples from wastewater treatment plants in Los Angeles County for enteric viruses.

All of the effluent samples had met California's wastewater reclamation standard of coli-form/ Journal of Soil and Water Conservation.

43(6) Robbins, C.W. () Reclamation and Reuse of Irrigation Sediments. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 42(1) Brown, M.J.

and Kemper, W.D. () Using straw in steep furrows to reduce soil erosion and increase dry bean yields. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 42(3. region in order to determine the quantity and quality of ground water in th e county. The availability of water for irrigation and for municipal use was o f primary interest.

Barnes County is located in southeastern North Dakota (fig. It has an area of 1, square miles and, according to the census, a population o f 16, Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Report and Ouachita Mountains and the Gulf Costal Plain.

Nonpoint Source Pollution Issues related to Pasture Management. The pollutants most often cited as causing water quality impairment under this subcategory are bacteria, nutrients, sediment, minerals and other inorganic chemicals.

Modern farming operations rely heavily on irrigation as a reliable water source in order to produce consistent yields. As groundwater reaches critical levels throughout the Arkansas Delta and farm management becomes more dependent on surface water, both water conservation and water quality issues need to be addressed.

Findings in these studies will. to supplement the geology and ground-water resources reports that will be published later. Most of the records were collected during and as a part of the investigation of the geology and ground-water resources of Barnes County, North Dakota; this study was made through the cooperation of the U.S.

Geological Survey. The Arkansas Soil and Water Conservation Commission received statutory authority to begin work on the first Arkansas State Water Plan in Act gave specific authority to the Commission to be the designated agency responsible for water resources planning at the state level.

The act mandated. Opportunities in Agriculture A low-energy, precision watering device irrigates an alfalfa field in Newberry Springs, Calif., part of a SARE grant project teaching farmers how to use soil moisture sensors to conserve water.

– Photo by Ron Daines Smart Water Use on Your Farm or Ranch JP SARE 3/1/06 PM Page 3. During summer ofthe wetland at the Van Wert County site was re-engineering into a single wetland/reservoir complex to provide greater water storage capacity.

The designed wetland storage capacities at the other two sites were somewhat less than that needed to totally capture a 2 year, 24 hour magnitude rainfall event. According to a report by the Idaho Department of Water Resources about groundwater in Payette County, recharge happens primarily through irrigation, seepage from canals and percolation from fields.

Farmers in Rivers State still practice rain-fed agriculture. In order to highlight the problems inherent in this practice, and at the same time to stress the need to manage water for crop.

WRF will collaboratively investigate and assess procedures to facilitate the sustainable and cost-effective use of reclaimed water.

» Urban Farming and Recycled Water Irrigation as Sustainable Approaches to Agriculture Video» Water Reuse Research at a .The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources was an Government department that existed between andwhich was responsible for developing and implementing policies and programs that contribute to strengthening Australia's primary industries, delivering better returns for primary producers at the farm gate, protecting Australia from Department executive: Daryl Quinlivan, Secretary .United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D, C.

DEAR MR. SILCOX: I have read with extreme interest the manuscript entitled '^Soil Erosion and Stream Flow on Range and Forest Lands of the Upper Rio Grande Watershed in Relation to Land Resources and Human Welfare'^ by Messrs.

Cooperrider and Hendricks of the Forest Service.

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