Scientific Investigations Report 2006–5305

Scientific Investigations Report 2006–5305

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Table 2. Estimates of average annual ground-water recharge and discharge based on best-fit steady-state simulation for the basin-fill aquifer in Carson Valley, Nevada.

[Summarized from Prudic and Wood, 1995, p. 9]

Water-budget component Estimated volume
(acre-feet per year)
From precipitation 47,000
Subsurface inflow 55,000
Leakage from Carson River and irrigation ditches 105,000
Total 207,000
Evapotranspiration (ET) 149,000
Seepage to Carson River and irrigation ditches 58,000
Total 207,000

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