Measuring Seepage Losses from Canals Using the Ponding Test Method

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
Price
See Agrilife Learn

Overview

This publication provides complete details for using the ponding test method.

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)

Looking for solutions in your county? Contact your local extension experts

  • Course

    This is a separate version of the Prescribed Burn School for USDA-NRCS employees. It contains all of the original information, plus a module about NRCS policy.

  • Publication

    Esta publicacion enumera las agencias y otras organizaciones que pueden ayudar a localizar mascotas y ganado perdidos, ayudar con la eliminacion de cadaveres, proporcionar alimentos para animales y ayudar de otras maneras despues de un desastre. Hay numeros de telefono y direcciones web para cada organizacion. (2 paginas)

  • Publication

    La corrosion es uno de los problemas mas comunes que afectan los suministros de agua domesticos. Esta publicacion describe las causas, los tipos de danos, los efectos sobre la salud y los metodos para resolver los problemas de corrosion por agua. (5 Paginas)

  • Publication

    Performing a prescribed fire is a serious undertaking, and a burn plan is key to the safest and easiest way to accomplish a prescribed burn. Leading up to the day of the prescribed fire, a checklist should be thoroughly reviewed and assessed to determine critical elements such as: The weather conditions during which the burn […]

  • Publication

    Soil is a layer of unconsolidated (i. e., loose) mineral and/or organic material. Soil is nearest to the Earth’s surface in terrestrial areas (not covered by water). Soil makes up a very small percentage of the Earth’s crust. It is a dynamic body, constantly undergoing change, made up of solid particles (e. g., mineral and […]

  • Publication

    Chemical fires can be hazardous to the health and safety of people, pets, crops and livestock. Consider taking the following measures to better protect yourself and others after a chemical fire. (1 page).