Resource Author(s)
  • CA DWR
Year of Publication2023
Document UploadFlood_GW_Brochure_Final.pdf
Full Description

Recent cycles of drought and flood provide an enhanced opportunity to strengthen the nexus between the flood management and groundwater management communities. Developing a resilient flood system will require decision making that does not just manage the surface water, but rather the dynamic interchange of surface water and groundwater horizontally across floodplains and vertically through the subsurface. The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) prepared this brochure to describe opportunities that improve use of floodwater for managed aquifer recharge (Flood-MAR) to reduce flood risk, increase groundwater recharge, adapt to climate change, and provide other benefits.

Resource Host Organization, Partner Organizations (Optional)
  • CA DWR
Topic Area(s)
  • Hydrology Observation and Prediction
  • Infrastructure Conveyance and Hydraulics
  • Land Use Planning and Management
  • People and Water
  • Reservoir Operations
  • Soils, Geology, and Aquifer Characterization

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