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Inventory of interbasin water transfers in Minnesota

Inventory of interbasin water transfers in Minnesota

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, [Books and Open-File Reports Section, distribution] in [Denver, Colo.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water transfer -- Minnesota,
  • Water consumption -- Minnesota

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 15)

    Statementby L.C. Trotta ; prepared in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 88-466
    ContributionsMinnesota. Dept. of Natural Resources, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13612056M

    Benefits of Interbasin Transfers. Interbasin transfers of water are a management practice that addresses water supply and/or water quality needs in some parts of the receiving basin.3 While many political controversies and fierce litigation arise out of proposed or actual use of in-terbasin transfers of water, interbasin transfers have a long. Interbasin transfers—the diversion of water from one hydrologic basin to another—do not necessarily involve a transfer of water rights. For instance, in some cases, unappropriated water in one basin may simply be moved to another basin. In other cases, however, existing water rights are .

    Interbasin Transfers • Region K’s IBT Policy Statement – Cooperative regional water solution shall benefit both regions – Region K’s water shortages shall be substantially reduced if there is an exchange with another region – Proposed IBTs shall have minimal detrimental water quality, environmental, social, economic and cultural impacts. An assessment of the ecological impacts of inter-basin water transfers, and their threats to river basin integrity and conservation. into the ecological impacts of inter-basin water transfers.

    As demand for fresh water escalates in the southwestern United States and Mexico, Canada’s water resources may be drained, if proponents of interbasin water transfers have their way. Continent-wide water transfer proposals, initiated by engineers in the s, are being revisited as possible solutions to water scarcity in the desert southwest. Continuing development in the Read More. Interbasin diversion, even when well-conceivedand executed, is expensive and degrading to theenvironment." Additionally, imple­ menting interbasin transfers is politically complex. Despite these drawbacks, interbasin transfer possesses a number of advantages as a solution to water shortage problems. Interbasin transfer in­Cited by: 2.


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INVENTORY OF INTERBASIN WATER TRANSFERS IN MINNESOTA L.C. Trotta ABSTRACT Water-transfer data were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, from the 13 hydrologic subregions in Author: L.C. Trotta. Get this from a library.

Inventory of interbasin water transfers in Minnesota. [L C Trotta; Minnesota. Department of Natural Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Interbasin transfer or transbasin diversion are (often hyphenated) terms used to describe man-made conveyance schemes which move water from one river basin where it is available, to another basin where water is less available or could be utilized better for human development.

The purpose of such designed schemes can be to alleviate water shortages in the receiving basin, to generate. out unduly restricting interbasin transfers of water.

2 These measures range from simply considering the possible impacts, to providing mitigation, to barring transfers. They vary in effectiveness from state to state, and no state has a truly comprehensive approach.

basins in the western conterminous United States. This information is needed by water-system managers and planners to develop water budgets for major river basins, to examine the relative extent of existing interbasin transfers, and to define the importance of interbasin transfers in Cited by: Bulk water transfer schemes have been developed in the Limpopo River basin to address the severe water shortages.

Transfers are either classified as intrabasin or interbasin: intrabasin transfers constitute water transfers within a country, from one country to another, or from one sub-basin to another; while interbasin transfers constitute water transfers from one river basin to another.

At some level, interbasin transfers can begin to have detrimental effects on the downstream environment and downstream users. The Regulation of Surface Water Transfers Act ensures that large transfers with this potential are subject to thorough technical and environmental review.

Phone: () The Interbasin Transfer Act gives the WRC the authority to approve or deny transfers of water or wastewater outside of the river basin of origin. The Interbasin Transfer Act requires protection of the donor basin and sound water supply management practices by the applicant prior to a transfer of water resources between river basins.

A new report in the Texas Water Journal finds the statute that governs interbasin water transfers in Texas is stricter than the regulations in place in other western : Carol Flake. Types of interbasin transfers There are three basic types of interbasin transfers: Water Supply: This type of transfer is triggered by the development of a water supply source which is located in a separate river basin and separate community from the proposed.

a scheme whereby water from one river system is moved to another river basin where less water is available inter-basin transfer scheme. Subject: Make sure your child has access to a good reference book that contains the concepts they need to refer back to. water from areas with perceived surpluses, to those with shortages.

While these so named ‘interbasin water transfers’ (IBTs) can potentially solve water supply issues in regions of water shortage – they come with significant costs. Large scale IBT schemes are typically very high cost, and thus economically risky, and they usually also. Pages in category "Interbasin transfer" The following 62 pages are in this category, out of 62 total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (). Further, public water suppliers that presently transfer water out of a major river basin or supply water to another water system that then transfers water out of the originating major river basin are required to submit to the Commissioner of the Department of Environment and Conservation documentation showing the amount of such inter-basin.

Interbasin transfers apply only to surface water; when it comes to transferring groundwater, an entirely different set of rules and methodologies apply. Although entrepreneurs like T. Boone Pickens have shown interest in buying groundwater rights and then reselling that water to far-away municipalities, the costs are prohibitive.

Slide - 2 History of Interbasin Transfer ¾Prior toriparian right to “reasonable use” of water. ¾Starting instatutes requiring state approval in some circumstances. ¾Starting inGeneral Assembly began to attach anti-diversion riders.

¾ the basin definitions were passed. ¾ Interbasin Transfer Law. ¾ Major amendment to the Interbasin. An interbasin transfer is a transfer of water from one river basin to another. The purpose of an interbasin transfer can be to generate hydropower, to alleviate water shortages in the receiving basin, or both.

The Green Revolution in India and hydropower development in Canada could not have taken place without such transfers. Interbasin Transfers of. the Ohio River Basin Water Resources Initiative. The goals of this report is to provide a quantifiable estimate of water lost via interbasin transfers, the regulatory policies in place, the role of agencies / commissions, and the potentially vulnerable areas with limited or no regulations.

Interbasin water transfer, riverine connectivity, and spatial controls on fish Available via license: CC BY Content may be subject to copyright.

Further, anyone who presently transfers water out of a major river basin or supply water to another water system that then transfers water out of the originating major river basin are required to submit to the Commissioner of the Department of Environment and Conservation documentation showing the amount of such inter-basin transfer by October.

On Januthe Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) adopted new rules governing surface water withdrawal permits that involve interbasin transfers. The rules are the latest and perhaps, for the moment, final step in the development of state water policy regarding interbasin transfers.

The new rules will be effective in February and will be found.ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR EVALUATING INTERBASIN WATER TRANSFERS IN GEORGIA Nolton G. Johnson, Steven R. Layman, and Cristin C. Krachon AUTHORS: Geosyntec Consultants, Roberts Blvd NW, SuiteKennesaw, Georgia Cited by: 2.Using the experience of inter-basin water transfer projects in Australia, United States, Canada, China and India this book examines case studies within the diverse geographical, climatic, economic, and policy regimes operating in these countries.

The first part of the book is an overview of world challenges with respect to water resources.