Tagged: Groundwater recharge

Canterbury Lysimeter Network: Measuring the hydrologic inputs to aquifers - Waiology

Waiology Jan 30, 2012

By MS Srinivasan Irrigated agriculture is growing in Canterbury. This growth has resulted in a greater rush for accessing water resources — surface and ground waters – across the region. Since these water resources are finite, limits on their takes are imposed to conserve them and make them available for other uses. However, setting limits on groundwater has remained a … Read More

Rainfall recharge to groundwater - Waiology

Waiology Jan 17, 2012

Guest post by Paul White, Senior Groundwater Scientist at GNS Science. Groundwaters are very important water resources in many New Zealand regions — important because they are used for water supplies (urban and rural) and because they supply flow to many springs, streams, rivers and wetlands. The two major inflows to groundwater are from rainfall and from surface … Read More