Can Evaporation Losses be Reduced?

by Jr. Harbeck,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-8

Document Type: Journal Paper


Evaporation losses from surface reservoirs is major item in water budget of Western States; methods of minimizing evaporation losses are described; two methods warranting study are use of monomolecular film, such as hexadecanol, on water surface and use of ground-water reservoirs for storage.

Subject Headings: Evaporation | Water surface | Reservoirs | Water storage | Budgets | Groundwater management | Groundwater supply

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