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Balancing Agricultural and Urban Water Needs in Transitioning Arid Landscapes

@inproceedings{Roos2016BalancingAA,
  title={Balancing Agricultural and Urban Water Needs in Transitioning Arid Landscapes},
  author={Bonnie Roos},
  year={2016}
}
  • Bonnie Roos
  • Published 2016
  • Geography
  • In the arid western United States where population expansion and economic growth are contingent on water availability, conversion of agricultural water rights is being used to fuel urban expansion. This trend in agricultural-to-urban water transfers drives the question of how to strike a balance between agricultural and urban water needs in these rapidly growing areas. Interviews representing both a statewide view, as well as stakeholders in a key agricultural-to-urban water transition zone… CONTINUE READING
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