USBR'S Lower-Cost Canal Lining Program

by R.J. Wilson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-30

Document Type: Journal Paper


Report on practices carried out by Bureau of Reclamation in canal lining; evaluation of linings on 1000 mi of canals using unreinforced concrete, shotcrete, asphalt, and earth, as well as some reinforced concrete; methods used to place linings, thicknesses required, and advantages of each type under varying soil conditions; note on experimental sediment and plastic linings.

Subject Headings: Asphalt concrete | Reinforced concrete | Soil stabilization | Financial management | Canals | Linings | Recycling | Bureau of Reclamation

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