Utilizing Floodwaters for Recharging Depleted Aquifers and Sustaining Irrigation: Lessons from Multi-scale Assessments in the Ganges River Basin, India.

GRIPP Case Profile Series – Issue 4 Abstract Extreme weather events disproportionately affect large populations in the world’s emerging economies. Such regions may be characterized by recurrent cycles of intense rainfall that cause distressing floods and longer periods of low rainfall that cause seasonal droughts. India is a clear case…

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New report maps potential for implementing the ‘Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation’ (UTFI) approach at the global scale

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has conducted a global assessment of the feasibility of an innovative solution that addresses widespread water and food insecurity under climate change. The Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach is based on capturing and storing seasonal floodwater underground, while providing a secure…

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