Compacted Loessial-Soil Canal Linings

by C.W. Jones,
C.A. Lowitz,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 1-22

Document Type: Journal Paper


Bur of Reclamation study to determine changes in soil properties of canal linings and corresponding seepage characteristics; results of field and laboratory tests obtained on loessial type soil of compacted linings located in southcentral Nebraska; tests included field density, field seepage by ponding method, laboratory compaction, Atterberg limits, gradation, permeability, and freeze-thaw.

Subject Headings: Field tests | Laboratory tests | Permeability (soil) | Compacted soils | Loess | Canals | Linings | Frozen soils

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