Growing demands for water in many parts of the nation are fueling the search for new approaches to sustainable water management, including how best to store water. Society has historically relied on dams and reservoirs, but problems such as high evaporation rates and a lack of suitable land for dam construction are driving interest in the prospect of storing water underground. Managed underground storage should be considered a valuable tool in a water manager's portfolio, although it poses its own unique challenges that need to be addressed through research and regulatory measures.
National Research Council. 2008. Prospects for Managed Underground Storage of Recoverable Water. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/12057.
|2 Overview of Managed Underground Storage Systems
|3 Hydrogeological Considerations
|4 Water Quality Considerations
|5 Legal, Economic, and Other Institutional Considerations
|6 Project Development, Monitoring and Management
|7 Managed Underground Storage in A Water Resource Systems Context
|Acronyms and Glossary
|Appendix A: Physical, Chemical, and Microbiological Constituents of MUS Waters
|Appendix B: Committee Biographical Information
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