Common Errors in Measurement of Irrigation Water

by C.W. Thomas,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-24

Document Type: Journal Paper


Devices and structures for measuring irrigation water are usually subjected to changes in water levels upstream; approach to meet this problem is standardization and calibration of measuring equipment; magnitude of errors resulting from changes in certain dimensions, incorrect settings, changes in flow patterns, and other deviations evaluated for some of commonly used measuring devices.

Subject Headings: Flow measurement | Errors (statistics) | Irrigation water | Water level | Rivers and streams | Calibration | Equipment and machinery | Flow patterns

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