Ceramic Drainage Made from Soil Fused in Situ

by E. E. Haskell, Jr.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1969, Vol. 95, Issue 3, Pg. 449-450

Document Type: Journal Paper


This note points out the possibility of fusing soil in situ to construct draintile and other water conveyance structures. Applying sufficient heat at a high temperature to a soil surface will fuse individual soil particles together, thus decreasing the porosity and permeability of the soil but increasing structural durability.

Subject Headings: Permeability (soil) | Soil water | Ceramics | Drainage | Field tests | Water management | Temperature effects | Particles

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