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WRRCTR No.151 Water Balance of the Pearl Harbor-Honolulu Basin, Hawaii, 1946-1975

ScholarSpace at University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Title WRRCTR No.151 Water Balance of the Pearl Harbor-Honolulu Basin, Hawaii, 1946-1975
Creator Giambelluca, Thomas W
Subject water balance groundwater recharge precipitation runoff evapotranspiration irrigation Pearl Harbor Basin Honolulu Basin sugarcane irrigation lawn irrigation fog drip Hawaii Groundwater recharge -- Hawaii -- Oahu. Honolulu (Hawaii) Pearl Harbor (Hawaii) Water balance (Hydrology) -- Hawaii -- Oahu. Water-supply -- Hawaii -- Oahu.
Description The basal aquifer underlying the Pearl Harbor-Honolulu Basin comprises the principal source of water supply for municipal demands of greater Honolulu and the demands of irrigated agriculture. Declining freshwater head and increasing chlorinity of coastal well water have led to recent groundwater development controls in the area. Determination of the sustainable (safe) yield of the basin requires a spatially and temporally detailed estimate of the recharge. The water balance of the basin was...
Date 1983-05
Type Report
Identifier Giambelluca TW. 1983. Water balance of the Pearl Harbor-Honolulu Basin, Hawaii, 1946-1975. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 151. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1992
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Report 151
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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