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Utilizing Floodwaters for Recharging Depleted Aquifers and Sustaining Irrigation

Pragmatic, cost-effective, socially inclusive and scalable solutions that reduce risks from recurrent cycles of floods and droughts would greatly benefit emerging economies. One promising approach known as Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) involves recharging depleted aquifers with seasonal high flows to provide additional groundwater for irrigated agriculture during dry periods, while also mitigating floods. It has been identified that there is potential for implementing the UTFI approach across large parts of South Asia.
Author: Groundwater Solutions for Policy and Practice
Language: English
Pubished By: IWMI
Pubished date: 2021

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