Effects of Oil Spills on Water Retention in Sandy Soils

by Enoch B. Asare, Technion - Israel Inst of Technology, Israel,
Ehud Mechrez, Technion - Israel Inst of Technology, Israel,
Hillel Rubin, Technion - Israel Inst of Technology, Israel,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage in the 21st Century

Abstract:

This paper concerns the relationships between water and oil saturations in sandy soils. Special attention is given to an environment similar to the groundwater table and the capillary zone. The study experiments and conclusions are relevant to contamination of groundwater by oil spills.



Subject Headings: Soil pollution | Water pollution | Soil water | Water management | Retaining structures | Saturated soils | Soil classification | Sandy soils

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