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Priority Policy Options

To summarize, before proceeding with policy options: this technology assessment began with a description of the importance of agriculture to the future of water resources in the United States. After framing the problem, specific agricultural water issues were discussed in light of their documented impacts. Further analysis of the general impacts associated with agricultural water demand illustrated the critical need for national policy attention. Potential technology tools available to help manage water resource availability, use, and discharge were discussed, along with their anticipated impacts.


Andy Wingo 2001-12-10