Variable Head Technique for Seepage Meters

by Herman Bouwer,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 434-447

Document Type: Journal Paper


Technique for measuring canal or reservoir seepage losses with seepage meters is proposed; method furnishes information regarding hydraulic conductivity of bottom material and seepage gradients; resistance network analog was used for analysis of pertinent factors and flow components.

Subject Headings: Seepage | Flow measurement | Canals | Reservoirs | Hydraulic conductivity | Hydraulic gradients | Hydraulic networks | Flow resistance

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