A 20-acre basin recharges groundwater in the Winton-Cressey area of Merced County, Calif., in 2011. Excess storm runoff is diverted to the basin, built by the Merced Irrigation District. It has permeable soil that helps the water reach the aquifer.
A 20-acre basin recharges groundwater in the Winton-Cressey area of Merced County, Calif., in 2011. Excess storm runoff is diverted to the basin, built by the Merced Irrigation District. It has permeable soil that helps the water reach the aquifer. Merced Irrigation District
A 20-acre basin recharges groundwater in the Winton-Cressey area of Merced County, Calif., in 2011. Excess storm runoff is diverted to the basin, built by the Merced Irrigation District. It has permeable soil that helps the water reach the aquifer. Merced Irrigation District

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