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Tailwater Recovery and On-Farm Storage Reservoir: System Overview

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Publication Number: P3125
Updated: September 12, 2017
View as PDF: P3125.pdf

Tailwater recovery (TWR) systems are a combination of financially assisted (by Natural Resources Conservation Service) conservation practices aimed at collecting runoff and storing that water for irrigation. As freshwater resources for irrigation decline, this surface water storage structure is a viable option for capturing and recycling precipitation and irrigation runoff.

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