Plastic-Lined Mole Drains for Irrigated Areas

by W.W. Donnan,
V.S. Aronovici,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 39-44

Document Type: Journal Paper


Field tests of plastic lined mole drains installed at depths of approximately 30 in. at 7 locations in irrigated areas of western United States to determine their feasibility under irrigated conditions; observations over 3 yr period indicate that these drains were only partially successful; drains failed completely when installed in sandy soils.

Subject Headings: Drainage | Field tests | Irrigation | Material tests | Plastics | Breakwaters | Feasibility studies | Soil analysis | United States

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