Simulation of Interaction between Canal Regulation and Groundwater

by Hsin-Chi J. Lin, (M.ASCE),
Hwai-Ping Cheng,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


l-D canal routing module has been developed to perform the operation of controlled structures for regulating flow in the canal network system and incorporated in the Three-Dimensional Finite Element Model of Density-Dependent Flow and Transport Through Saturated-Unsaturated Media (FEMWATER) (Yeh et al., 1994). An algorithm of computing fluxes exchange along the boundary between canal and surficial aquifer has been incorporated into the module. The 1-D flow routing module is employed by water budget under the assumption that each routing reach has same water level at each computational time step.

Subject Headings: Three-dimensional flow | Flood routing | Canals | Groundwater | Regulated flow | Routing (transportation) | Finite element method | Three-dimensional models | Alabama | United States

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