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Frontier: Drainage Water Recycling in the Humid Regions of the U.S.: Challenges and Opportunities  Open Access

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Transactions of the ASABE. 64(3): 1095-1102. (doi: 10.13031/trans.14207) @2021
Authors:   Christopher H. Hay, Benjamin D. Reinhart, Jane R. Frankenberger, Matthew J. Helmers, Xinhua Jia, Kelly A. Nelson, Mohamed A. Youssef
Keywords:   Drainage water quality, Drainage water reuse, Subsurface drainage, Supplemental irrigation, Agricultural resiliency.


Drainage water recycling captures and stores agricultural drainage water for reuse as supplemental irrigation.

Drainage water recycling can both increase crop production and benefit downstream water quality.

Depending on management, drainage water recycling can also provide other complementary benefits.

Research needs to advance drainage water recycling are presented and discussed.

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