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ITRC Report No. R 19-007. Charles M. Burt, Daniel J. Howes, and Stuart W. Styles 

Volumetric Flow Measurement for Irrigation District Turnouts

Sponsors: California Department of Water Resources; Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Irrigation and Power; and US Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region

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Updated January 2020

The target audiences for this publication are irrigation districts and others who want to improve measurement accuracy for irrigation flow rates and volumetric deliveries. The focus of this publication is on turnouts (deliveries or offtakes) to fields or to relatively small groups of fields, as opposed to flow measurement on large canals. This report is an update of the September 2017 report, which focused on SBX7-7. 43 pg plus attachments.



Burt, C.M., D.J. Howes, and S.W. Styles.  2019.  Volumetric Flow Measurement Devices: A Practical Guide to Help Meet California and USBR Requirements.  Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 19-007. 80 pp.

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