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Bottom Mounted Doppler Flow Meter for Canals


 

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ITRC Report No.

R 01-004

 
 

Length

5 pages

 
 

Sponsor

California Department of Water Resources and California Energy Commission

 
 

Full Reference

Irrigation Training & Research Center.  2001.  Bottom Mounted Doppler Flow Meter for Canals.  ITRC, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

 

 

 

Summary

 

Doppler technology, similar to that used by meteorologist to track weather patterns, has been developed and expanded to fill the need for advanced water flow measurement technology that is relatively easy to use, applicable to various hydraulic conditions, and very accurate. This report discusses the operation of doppler units, provides a comparison of the technology, benefits, cost, and use.

 


 

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