Modeling of Ground-Water Flow and Surface/Ground-Water Interaction for the San Pedro River Basin Part I Mexican Border to Fairbank, Arizona
AffiliationDepartment of Hydrology & Water Resources, The University of Arizona
KeywordsGroundwater flow -- San Pedro River Watershed (Mexico and Ariz.) -- Mathematical models.
Groundwater flow -- Arizona -- Cochise County -- Mathematical models.
Streamflow -- San Pedro River (Mexico and Ariz.) -- Mathematical models.
Streamflow -- Arizona -- Cochise County -- Mathematical models.
Groundwater flow -- Mathematical models.
Streamflow -- Mathematical models.
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AbstractMany hydrologic basins in the southwest have seen their perennial streamflows turn to ephemeral, their riparian communities disappear or be jeopardized, and their aquifers suffer from severe overdrafts. Under -management of ground -water exploitation and of conjunctive use of surface and ground waters are the main reasons for these events.
Series/Report no.Technical Reports on Hydrology and Water Resources, No. 92-010
SponsorsResearch and development was supported in part by the Cochise County Flood Control District, under grant provided by them. The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the Cochise County Flood Control District. We would like to thank the members of the Upper San Pedro Water Management Council (USPWMC) for there timely input and advice. This group contributed a positive aspect to this endeavor. Special thanks to Eric Korsten and Ben Lomeli whose sometime opposing views kept the authors on their tippy -tippy toes, to Dennis Sundie whose love of cloud seeding is only surpassed by his patience in guiding the USPWMC, to Bob McNish for acting as our guru and to Don Henderson for trying to keep us technocrats focused on the real world.
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