The Return Flow Pump for Drought Ponds
The tailwater return flow pump is responsible for moving water from the tailwater pond and moving it back into the irrigation system for reuse.
Lining a Tailwater Pond
Water caught in tailwater ponds for reuse can still carry dangerous chemicals down into the groundwater as it seeps into the soil.
Common Canal Issues for Drought Management
Cracks can form due to freezing and thaw cycles during winter months, or sun exposure, if the lining method isn't UV-durable.
Flood/Furrow Irrigation for Droughts
For millennia, the traditional form of irrigation was flood irrigation.
Irrigation Considerations for Drought Management
Improving our ability to water our crops has been on the human consciousness for a long time.
Dealing with Drought
The World Meteorological Organization and Global Water Partnership released "Three Pillars of Integrated Drought Management" guidelines for experts and global leaders for managing drought recovery and preparation.
Drought Statistics and Data
Since the weekly Drought Report began reporting in 2000, anywhere from 20% to 70% of the United States has been experiencing drought-like conditions.