Transmission Losses in Ephemeral Stream Beds

by R.V. Keppel,
K.G. Renard,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 3, Pg. 59-68

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Data reported from Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Tombstone, Ariz; description of area; transmission losses; hydrograph characteristics; water yield; magnitude of transmission losses in ephemeral streams having coarse textured beds; on Walnut Gulch watershed, maximum values of 25 acre-ft/mi of channel have been measured, and maximum anticipated values are of order of 80 acre-ft/mi.

Subject Headings: River and stream beds | Power transmission | Watersheds | Water yield | Hydrologic data | Stream channels | Hydrographs

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