Reducing Runoff from Irrigated Lands: Tailwater Return Systems
- Author(s): Schwankl, Lawrence J;
- Prichard, Terry L;
- Hanson, Blaine R
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8225
Excess irrigation water that runs off a farm field (“tailwater”) is regulated by California law, since it may be carrying sediments, nutrients, and agricultural chemicals. Learn about options for safely recycling tailwater back into your farm operation.