Measuring Seepage Losses from Canals Using the Ponding Test Method
- Date of Publication
- August 31, 2021
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The ponding test method is an accurate way to measure seepage losses from irrigation canals. This publication provides complete details for using this method. It includes sections on preparing for the test, constructing the dam, selecting and installing equipment, measuring canal shapes, and calculating seepage losses from data collected. There is a sample ponding test data form and equipment checklist. (20 pp., 14 color photos, 6 tables, 7 illustrations)
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