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Research Project: Improving Surface and Groundwater Management for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin

Location: Delta Water Management Research

Project Number: 6024-13000-003-25-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 15, 2017
End Date: Sep 14, 2022

Objective:
1. Develop an improved understanding of nutrient and sediment transport, transformations and the hydrology in an irrigated landscape. 2. Contribute to the improved understanding of groundwater/surface water interaction in the agricultural landscape.

Approach:
Maintain, improve, and expand continuous groundwater level collection sites. Continue field data collection of water quality from on-farm storage reservoirs. Maintain, improve and expand sample collection from existing surface water study locations using water quality sondes, automated sensors, and instrumentation.