Modeling Conjunctive Use Operations and Farm Decisions with Two-Stage Stochastic Quadratic Programming

@article{Marques2010ModelingCU,
  title={Modeling Conjunctive Use Operations and Farm Decisions with Two-Stage Stochastic Quadratic Programming},
  author={Guilherme Fernandes Marques and Jay R. Lund and Richard E. Howitt},
  journal={Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management},
  year={2010},
  volume={136},
  pages={386-394}
}
This paper applies two-stage stochastic quadratic programming to optimize conjunctive use operations of groundwater pump- ing and artificial recharge with farmer's expected revenue and cropping decisions. The two-stage programming approach allows modeling of water and permanent crop production decisions, with recourse for uncertain conditions of hydrology, annual crops, and irrigation technology decisions. Results indicate potential gains in expected net benefits and reduction in income… 

Tables from this paper

Hydroeconomic optimization of integrated water management and transfers under stochastic surface water supply

Efficient reallocation and conjunctive operation of existing water supplies is gaining importance as demands grow, competitions among users intensify, and new supplies become more costly. This paper

A Nonlinear Inexact Two-Stage Management Model for Agricultural Water Allocation under Uncertainty Based on the Heihe River Water Diversion Plan

The results show that the entire study system can arrive at a minimum marginal utility and obtain maximum system benefits when optimal irrigation water allocations are the deterministic values, and can provide the basis of decision-making for agricultural water allocation under uncertainty.

Multistage Stochastic Programming to Support Water Allocation Decision-Making Process in Agriculture: A Literature Review

: Water represents a crucial resource to support agricultural production and the world’s rising food needs. However, the intervention of various factors intricates the proper water allocation, adding

Hydroeconomic Models as Decision Support Tools for Conjunctive Management of Surface and Groundwater

Conjunctive use (CU) of surface and groundwater storage and supplies is essential for integrated water management. It is also a key strategy for supporting groundwater-dependent ecosystems, and for

Maximizing on-farm groundwater recharge with surface reservoir releases: a planning approach and case study in California, USA

A hydro-economic approach for planning on-farm managed aquifer recharge is developed and demonstrated for two contiguous sub-basins in California’s Central Valley, USA. The amount and timing of water

Inexact Fuzzy Chance-Constrained Nonlinear Programming Approach for Crop Water Allocation under Precipitation Variation and Sustainable Development

An inexact fuzzy chance-constrained nonlinear programming (IFCCNP) method was developed for agriculture water resources management under multiple uncertainties, and could reflect uncertainties expressed as probability distributions, fuzzy sets, intervals, and their combinations.

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 43 REFERENCES

Farm program impacts on an exhaustible groundwater supply: An analysis of the Texas Southern High Plains

Stochastically simulated crop yields were combined with random correlated crop prices to provide input into a recursive quadratic programming model to evaluate optimal irrigated crop selection and

A model for conjunctive use of ground and surface water with opportunity costs

The Effect of Stochastic Irrigation Demands and Surface Water Supplies on On-Farm Water Management

This study presents a procedure for simultaneously addressing stochastic input demands and resource supplies for irrigated agriculture within a linear modeling framework. Specifically, the effect of

Reliable conjunctive use rules for sustainable irrigated agriculture and reservoir spill control

We develop optimal conjunctive use water management strategies that balance two potentially conflicting objectives: sustaining irrigated agriculture during droughts and minimizing unnecessary spills

The economics of conjunctive use of ground and surface water

This study is primarily concerned with water storage control under conditions of conjunctive use and the role of storage control in guiding investment decisions in water resource development.

Optimal Large-Scale Conjunctive Water-Use Planning: Case Study

Optimal sustained ground-water yield and conjunctive water-use strategies are presented for northeastern Arkansas, based on water demands projected for the five decades of 1990–2039. Each strategy

Approximating the optimal groundwater pumping policy in a multiaquifer stochastic conjunctive use setting

This paper presents two methods for approximating the optimal groundwater pumping policy for several interrelated aquifers in a stochastic setting that also involves conjunctive use of surface water.

Simulation/Optimization Modeling for Water Resources Management

Many important advances have been made in the development of mathematical models for conjunctive water management and reservoir management. However, the conjunctive use models that have detailed