Benefits to Participating Citrus Growers Include:
- A dependable long-term source of irrigation water that is not subject to water restrictions during drought.
- Elimination of the effort required to secure, maintain and renew a consumptive use permit (CUP) for an irrigation well.
- Elimination of installation, operation and maintenance costs for deep well or surface water pumping system.
- Faster young tree growth.
- Elimination of some nutrients in the nutritional program.
- Enhanced freeze protection capabilities.