Browse Illinois Water Resources Center by Issue

  • Durgunoğlu, Ali; Singh, Krishan P. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1993-05)
    One of the most important impacts of building and maintaining a reservoir is the loss of storage capacity caused by sediment deposition behind the dam. Sediment deposition in the reservoir reduces the water storage volume ...

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  • Waterman, David M.; Garcia, Marcelo H.; Chow, Ven Te (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013-05-12)
    Meandering river migration over large spatial and temporal scales has traditionally been numerically simulated using a bank erosion submodel that calculates the eroding bank migration rate as the product of the near-bank ...

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  • Mostaghimi, Saied; Lembke, Walter D.; Boast, Charles W. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-09)
    This was a study to evaluate the suitability of subirrigation along with alternative soil and water trujlnagement practices on claypan soil. Crop yields on these soils are usually low because of limited water management ...

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  • Stout, Glenn E.; Walker, Paul N.; Goetsch, W.D.; Austin, T. Al; Golchin, Jahanshir; Shahvar, Zohreh; Anderson, C.E.; Johnson, H.P.; Shaw, Robert H.; Arjmand, Olya; Miller, William L.; Clouser, Rodney L.; Erhabor, Patrick; Sobek, Joseph; Eidman, Vernon R.; Wilson, Paul N.; Sheaffer, Craig C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1983-04)
    The objectives of this multidisciplinary interinstitutional regional study on the efficient use of water for irrigation in the upper Midwest were: (1) to determine parameters needed for existing or improved models of crop ...

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  • Lupi, Frank, Jr.; Braden, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1988-12)
    To mitigate damages caused by agricultural runoff, private lake owners' associations are paying for inlake and instream pollution abatement measures and onland conservation practices. This phenomenon supports the notion ...

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  • Ewing, Loyd K. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1989)
    The CREAMS (Chemicals, Runoff and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems) model was evaluated for predicting runoff and sediment delivery from central Illinois fields without calibration. CREAMS was found to be fairly ...

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  • Lee, Ming T.; White, David C. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1992)
    Physical and economic effects of nonpoint source pollution were analyzed by using the Geographic Information System (GIS) and an Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution (AGNPS) water quality model. The Highland Silver Lake ...

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  • Bernacchi, Carl J.; VanLoocke, Andy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2013)

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  • DeLucia, Evan H.; Wolz, Kevin J. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 2015-02-17)

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  • Wu, Pei-Ing; Braden, John B.; Johnson, Gary V. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1986-09)
    This study compares measures for reducing cumulative sediment loads from cropland with measures for reducing sediment loads from extreme storms. The issue is whether the optimal means of controlling cumulative loads are ...

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  • Scott, John T., Jr.; Taylor, James A.K.; Braden, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1985-12)
    The aim of this study is to determine the potential for supplemental crop irrigation of the tight subsoil area of Southern Illinois with surface water impounded in small catchment reservoirs. The geographic area of the ...

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  • Sipp, S.K.; Lembke, W.D.; Boast, C.D.; Thorne, M.D.; Walker, P.N. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1984-06)
    Irrigation scheduling with soil moisture monitoring devices provided the most efficient use of water on claypan soils. Corn was found to be particularly responsive to both drainage and irrigation with average yield increases ...

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  • Walker, Paul N.; Lembke, Walter D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1977-01)
    The recycling agricultural runoff concept is the storage of excess water from agricultural land and using this water for irrigation of the same land when moisture supplies are low. Coincidentally, the system also recycles ...

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  • Jurgens, S.; Johnson, R.R.; Boyer, J.S. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-06)
    Irrigation represents the largest segment of consumptive water use in the U.S. Consequently, improvements in the efficiency of irrigation can have an important effect on the amount of water available for other uses. This ...

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  • Seitz, Wesley D.; Sands, Michael B.; Spitze, Robert G.F. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1975-02)
    Alternative policies for reducing the level of erosion and sedimentation are evaluated with a linear programming analysis of farms in a selected watershed. Three conservation practices and three tillage practices are ...

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  • Onishi, H.; Narayanan, A.S.; Takayama, T.; Swanson, E.R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974)
    Cropping systems may have an unfavorable influence on the quality of nearby surface water. In this study, linear programming methods were used to assess the impact of improvements in certain water quality characteristics ...

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  • Meredith, Dale D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-09)
    This bibliography contains 1918 literature references pertaining to optimization of irrigation systems. The references are listed alphabetically by author for the following topics: plant response to physical environment; ...

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  • Davenport, Lynn A.; Lembke, Walter D.; Jones, Benjamin A., Jr. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973-03)
    The fate of nitrates as they travel through a long porous column at a slow rate was observed in this study with temperature and substrate materials variable. During a one month period of flow with pore velocities averaging ...

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  • Larson, T.E.; Henley, Laurel (University of Illinois Water Resources Center, 1966-06)

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