Flood-MAR Projects

Groundwater recharge project at Ball Ranch in Madera County, California (DWR, 2023)

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Host Organization
  • Department of Water Resources
  • Turlock Irrigation District
Topic Area:
  • Crop System Suitability
  • Infrastructure Conveyance and Hydraulics
  • Recharge and Extraction Methods and Measurement
  • Soils, Geology, and Aquifer Characterization
  • Water Quality

Three Turlock-area growers – Christine and Erich Gemperle, Eric Harcksen, and Eric Spycher – tried on-farm recharge on their almond orchards for the first time in 2023. These case studies include information on site conditions, water supply, soil health, on-farm recharge logistics, and recharge events.

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