Study discovers that Central Valley irrigation helps rainfall in Southwest

By tvgnus   Follow   Mon, 28 Jan 2013, 2:06pm PST   183 views   0 comments   Watch (1)   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike

Intensifies storms, increases runoff •  If we stop irrigating in the Valley, we'll see a decrease in stream flow in the Colorado River basin The water poured onto Central Valley farm fields through irrigation doesnt all soak into the ground or is used by plants. Some of it evaporates, with the water vapor increasing rainfall across the interior Southwest, according to a new study by University of California, Irvine, scientists.

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