Imperial Irrigation District efficiency conservation definite plan: on-farm conservation opportunities and costs
Water use in the West is changing, and nowhere is that being felt more acutely than in the Imperial Irrigation District (IID), a 450,000-acre district in Southern California where longstanding agricultural water users are under intense pressure to transfer water to the region’s ever-thirsty and ever-expanding urban areas. Four years ago, the District agreed to launch a massive conservation program that would free up roughly 10 percent of its water for transfer to San Diego and others. The heart of the agreement called for IID to generate more than 300,000 acre-feet annually through a combination ...
(For more, see "View full record.")