Flow Measurement in Irrigation Practice: State-of-the-Art

by John A. Replogle, US Water Conservation Lab, Phoenix, United States,
Albert J. Clemmens, US Water Conservation Lab, Phoenix, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Irrigation and Drainage

Abstract:

State-of-the-art flow metering developments for irrigation are reviewed. Selected older methods are updated with recent improvements. These include orifice meters, venturi meters, critical-flow flumes, sonic methods, and vortex-shedding meters.



Subject Headings: Flow measurement | Flumes | Vortex shedding | Irrigation water | Water flow | Irrigation | Water meters | Critical flow

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