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Pipeline and Canal Downstream Control System for Recirculation - Patterson ID Case Study


 

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ITRC Report No.

P 13-001

 
 

Length

15 pages

  
 

Authors

Sweigard, J., C.M. Burt, and P. Rietkerk

 
 

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Summary

 

To eliminate spill and to provide better flexibility, a system was designed and constructed in Patterson Irrigation District (California) to tie the ends of five laterals together with pipes and pumps, with one central regulating reservoir. This paper describes the control philosophy, design, costs, challenges, and benefits of this SCADA-monitored downstream control system.

 

 


 

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