Rapid infiltration basins to recharge groundwater, Florida

Photo of artificial water recharge basins in Florida.

Detailed Description

Rapid infiltration basins, Orlando, Florida

Large volumes of reclaimed water, which has undergone advanced secondary treatment, are reused through land-based applications in a 40-square-mile area near Orlando, Florida. These applications include citrus crop irrigation and artificial recharge to the surficial aquifer through rapid infiltration basins.

Learn moreGroundwater  •  Infiltration and the water cycle

Details

Image Dimensions: 1305 x 744

Location Taken: Orlando, FL, US

Credits

Water Conserv II facility, Orlando, Florida