Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Water seepage from unlined ditches and reservoirs

Authors

Nigel W.T. Quinn
Richard B. Smith
Charles M. Burt
Tracy S. Slavin
Stuart W. Styles
Amir Mansoubi

Publication Information

Hilgardia 43(6):9-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n06p9. November 1989.

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Abstract

Seepage losses in the San Joaquin Valley's Westlands Water District were estimated at 27,000 acre-feet a year, or about 2% of the district's water supply. Ditch configuration and construction techniques appear to influence seepage rates.

Quinn N, Smith R, Burt C, Slavin T, Styles S, Mansoubi A. 1989. Water seepage from unlined ditches and reservoirs. Hilgardia 43(6):9-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n06p9
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