Ken Rainwater of Texas Tech University, one of the best examples of 'down-home' humor/common sense and engineering/scientific savvy I've ever met, sent along this 2005 thesis by one of his MS students, Sanjaya Raj Joshi. My doctoral student Maria Gibson had requested it.
Here is a figure from the thesis:
I believe Gabriel Eckstein helped prepare the figure.
The work may be nine years old but it still has a great deal of value. The folks in California might want to take a look at it.
"Texas is proud of the fact that landowners own the groundwater as oppose[d] to surface water which is owned by the State." - Sanjaya Raj Joshi, p. 100