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Bottom Mounted Doppler Flow Meter for Canals





ITRC Report No.

R 01-004



5 pages



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.






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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