Use of Soil Lysimeters in Waste Water Reclamation Studies

by G.T. Orlob,
R.G. Butler,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 3, Pg. 1-25

Document Type: Journal Paper


Interest in waste water reclamation by surface spreading dictated need for study of mechanism of infiltration, phenomena which determine rates of water percolation, and interaction of porous media and degraded waters; soil lysimeters are found to be well suited to investigation of many important aspects of reclamation problem.

Subject Headings: Water reclamation | Soil water | Measuring instruments | Infiltration | Percolation | Porous media | Wells (water)

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