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Sajjad Mehrabi Seyed Vahid Shahrokhi


Improper exploitation of groundwater aquifers has caused a sharp drop in groundwater levels in the plains in recent years. Artificial feeding of aquifers in alluvial fans and coarse-grained plains is a solution that can be done in many places. In this method, with the infiltration of flood into the aquifer and increasing the volume of the reservoir, the sharp drop in groundwater level is also prevented. The study area is the Lore plain watershed with an area of 280 square kilometres north of Andimeshk. Which was determined by processing satellite images, field visits, and adaptation of land use maps of the plain area to be studied. Then, by selecting the effective factors in locating suitable areas for artificial feeding by flood spreading method such as slope, permeability, alluvial thickness, transferability, flooding, drainage density and flood quality, for each of these effective factors in the GIS environment, classification map was prepared, and then these maps were fuzzy with the fuzzy logic model (FUZZY) and combined with the use of different operators such as SUM, AND, OR, PRODUCT and GAMMA and suitable areas for artificial feeding in the three classes of high proportion, Medium fit and low fit were obtained. Finally, the locations obtained in different methods to evaluate the artificial feeding project's accuracy were adapted. This overlap in most of the used methods was more than 70%, which indicates the reasonable accuracy of the locating methods.

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Artificial recharge, Floodwater spreading, Lour Andimeshk Plain, Fuzzy model

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Mehrabi, S. ., & Shahrokhi, S. V. . (2021). The Feasibility of Artificial Recharge of Groundwater in the Plain of Lour Andimeshk by Using RS & GIS Techniques. Mapta Journal of Architecture, Urbanism and Civil Engineering (MJAUCE), 3(1), 27–38.