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Optimization of Water and Energy Resources

 

California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research   Water Delivery and Management

1999-2004 
California 
California Energy Commission - Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program 
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Highlights


The purpose of this project was to improve the energy efficiency in the transportation, delivery and utilization of agricultural water. However, the impact of more efficient agricultural irrigation extends far beyond the agricultural community. Water is the lifeblood of California's industrial, environmental and urban health. The state water supply is tied together in a web that is almost identical to the electrical power network. A water savings in one location impacts the available supply in another region.

Successful research impacts numerous energy issues. These include:

 

There are 6 distinct tasks:

 

 

 

 
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