Materials for Subsurface Land Drainage Systems

Materials for Subsurface Land Drainage Systems

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Reliable subsurface drainage systems for groundwater table and salinity control are needed to maintain or enhance the productivity of irrigated lands and to contribute to the rural development of lowlands in the humid tropic. This publication presents guidelines to assess the need for envelopes and for the selection of appropriate materials (i.e. pipes and envelopes) for the proper and lasting performance of subsurface drainage systems. In addition, it also contains guidelines for adequate installation and maintenance of drainage materials as well as the required specifications and standards of such materials, which may be used in tender documents for implementation of subsurface drainage works. Practical guidelines for the implementation of laboratory and field investigations to evaluate the performance of drainage materials have also been included.--Publisher's description.Het functioneren van buisdrainage op komgrond [Performance of pipe drainage in backland]. Cultuurtechnisch ... Proceedings Workshop on Drain Envelope Testing, Design and Research. IWASRI Publ. ... Penang, Malaysia, Vol. 2, pp. 22.

Title:Materials for Subsurface Land Drainage Systems
Author:L. C. P. M. Stuyt, W. Dierickx, J. Martínez Beltrán, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher:Food & Agriculture Org. - 2005-01-01


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