Method for Estimating Consumptive Use of Water for Agriculture

by Wendell C. Munson,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 200-212

Document Type: Journal Paper


Monthly and annual estimates in planning of irrigation projects; data on measured rates of consumptive use of water and on estimated consumptive use determined by various formulas; procedure for determining monthly and annual water requirements on project basis from climatological data for areas where measurements of consumptive use are not available; procedure is called Precipitation Evaporation or P.E.Index Method.

Subject Headings: Water use | Irrigation water | Hydrologic data | Weather forecasting | Irrigation | Precipitation | Evaporation

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