Essence of Optimizing Groundwater Management

Authored by: Richard C. Peralta , Ineke M. Kalwij

Groundwater Optimization Handbook

Print publication date:  April  2012
Online publication date:  April  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439838068
eBook ISBN: 9781439838075
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Since the 1970s, water professionals have increasingly accepted the usefulness of groundwater simulation modeling. Despite the hidden nature of groundwater and aquifers, relative data sparsity, and the need for simplifying assumptions, simulation models (here termed S models) have proved indispensable. They have predicted groundwater flow, head, and contaminant transport with accuracy sufficient to solve critical issues, develop alternative management solutions, and help provide vital water supplies.

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