Measurement of Irrigation Water

  • M. H. Ali


One of the major problems in surface irrigation system is the low efficiency of irrigation water. A measure that is essential for reducing waste and ensuring more efficient use among farmers is metering the volumes of water supplied and charge for it. There is a wise saying, “You cannot manage something if you can not measure it.”


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  1. Clemmens AJ, Wahl TL, Bos MG, Replogle JA (2001) Water measurement with flumes and weirs. Publication 58, International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement/Alterrra - ILRI, Wegeningen, The NetherlandsGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. H. Ali
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  1. 1.Agricultural Engineering DivisionBangladesh Institute of Nuclear AgricultureMymensinghBangladesh

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