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Ground water seepage and its effects on saline soils

by Loren L. Bahls

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Published by Montana University Joint Water Resources Research Center, Montana State University in Bozeman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Soils, Salts in,
    • Groundwater flow,
    • Soils -- Montana

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaves 37-39.

      Statementby Loren L. Bahls and Marvin R. Miller.
      SeriesMUJWRRC report ;, no. 66
      ContributionsMiller, Marvin R., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS595 .B33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 leaves :
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5017973M
      LC Control Number76621562

      GROUND WATER TRACERS by Stanley N. Davis Darcy J. Campbell Harold W. Bentley Timothy J. Flynn Department of Hydrology and Water Resources University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona Cooperative Agreement CR Project Officer Jerry Thornhill Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory Ada, Oklahoma Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory .   Abstract. Determining soil salinity within the delta is crucial as it is the dominant factor determining crop productivity. There are numerous interacting drivers that influence soil salinity, including climate variability, saline river water inundation, storm surge inundation, depth to groundwater table, groundwater salinity, and shrimp farming (Bagda).Cited by: 5.

      Seepage in Soils combines a broad range of applications with rigorous quantitative skills to give insight into the fundamental principles and mathematical solutions of seepage. A wealth of closed-form analytical solutions are provided to solve a variety of problems, minimizing the use of computer software and numerical models. At the catchment level, prevention involves managing the land as described under dryland salinity. At the local level, councils and residents should: avoid overwatering public parks, sports fields, home gardens and lawns. plant large native trees and shrubs in open spaces. replace leaking channels and pipes with corrosion-resistant materials.

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development Off ice of Sol id Waste and Emergency Response EPA//S/ October &EPA Ground Water Issue Behavior of Metals in Soils Joan E. McLean* and Bert E. Bledsoe* The Regional Superfund Ground-Water Forum is a group of scientists, representing EPA's Regional Superfund Offices, organized to exchange up-to . The Reason for Saline Underground Water be Saltier Than Seawater. Before the topic You would think it would be impossible for underground water, which is far from the salty sea becoming salty too. But it's true; water can and often does become salty that it must be specially dealt with, even in places far inland, such as Arizona.


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Bahls, Marvin R. Miller. Title. Ground water seepage and its effects on saline soils / Related Titles. Series: MUJWRRC report ; no. 66 By. Bahls, Loren L. Miller, Marvin R. Type. Seepage, in soil engineering, movement of water in soils, often a critical problem in building foundations.

Seepage depends on several factors, including permeability of the soil and the pressure gradient, essentially the combination of forces acting on water through gravity and other factors.

Permeability can vary over a wide range, depending on soil structure and composition, making possible. The movement of groundwater is a basic part of soil mechanics.

It is an important part of almost every area of civil engineering, agronomy, geology, irrigation, and reclamation. Moreover, the logical structure of its theory appeals to engineering scientists and applied mathematicians.

This book aims primarily at providing the engineer with an organized and analytical approach to the solutions. pristine ground water at concentrations that are high enough to make that water unsuitable as drinking water.

Microbial matter is also a natural constituent of ground water. Just as microbes are ubiquitous in the environment around us, they are very common in the subsurface, including ground by: However, when leached with a low salt water, some saline soils tend to disperse resulting in low permeability to water and air, particularly when the soils are heavy clays.

Leaching may also result in a slight increase in soil pH due to lowering of salt concentration but saline soils, as will be shown later, rarely become strongly sodic upon. Groundwater is a valuable resource both in the United States and throughout the world.

Groundwater depletion, a term often defined as long-term water-level declines caused by sustained groundwater pumping, is a key issue associated with groundwater use.

Many areas of the United States are experiencing groundwater depletion. The variation of safety factor of slope with the drawdown velocity of water level 4.

Effects of water seepage on slope stability The effect of water level drawdown on slope stability In sectionan analytical solution of the linearized Boussinesq equation was developed for one-dimensional groundwater flow in unconfined aquifer Cited by: 7.

When the water seepage is very small (e.g., l or less per hour), it can be successfully stopped by injecting finely ground silica gel and calcium stearate through a pump into the air stream.

The quantities injected may be of the order of 2% by weight of the. Saline groundwater seepage zones and their impact on soil and water resources in the Spicers Creek catchment, Central West, New South Wales, Australia Article in Environmental Geology 46(2) Book 1 Dryland Salinity: The Basics Introduction Dryland salinity is the cause of serious land and water degradation in many parts of Australia.

A complex range of biophysical factors contribute to dryland salinity. The distribution and combination of these factors varies enormously across the landscape; a situation that has historically presented.

The saturated zone beneath the water table is recharged by the excess water that is not discharged to streams. The resulting rise in the water table increases ground-water storage (the volume of ground water stored within an aquifer system).

In late spring, summer, and early fall, evaporation and transpiration by plants capture most of the water that would otherwise recharge the aquifer, while. Irrigation using saline groundwater for several years may have negative effects including lower crop production and accumulation of soil salts, which, may damage the balance between local soil.

naturally. Fertilizers also add to water pollution when rainwater draining from fields carries the excess nutrients to rivers, lakes, and oceans. Over time, many farming practices lead to the loss of soil.

All over the world, farmers clear trees and other plants and plow up the soil to plant crops. Without its natural plant cover, the soil is File Size: 1MB. The key to control of salt in agricultural soils is to hold or leach the salt below the root zone. Keeping a net downward movement of water through the soil does this.

Even slightly saline water can be used for leaching purposes. Problems occur when the direction of water flow reverses to an upward movement as occurs with rising water tables.

This volume covers such areas in the field of soil salinity and water quality as: origin and distribution of salt-affected soils; management of alkali soils; quality criteria of irrigation water; wastewaters as a source of irrigation; and grasses and trees in the management of salt-affected soils.

impermeable soils this process may take long periods of time, during which, the initial static water level may undergo a change in position. The results of water level investi gations in light-textured soils have indicated that readings taken from small-diameter piezometers are quite relible in reflecting the position of the ground water Size: KB.

In this research the experimental method by using Hydraulic modeling used to determination the flow net in order to analyses seepage flow through single- layer soil foundation underneath hydraulic structure.

As well as steady the consequence of the cut-off inclination angle on exit gradient, factor of safety, uplift pressure and quantity of seepage by using seepage tank were.

Entry of water into the soil. Soil moisture conditions. Available water content. Groundwater table. Soil erosion by water. Soil composition.

Soil profile. Soil texture. Soil structure. Soil composition. When dry soil is crushed. EFFECTS ON GROUND-WATER QUALITY OF SEEPAGE FROM A PHOSPHATIC CLAYEY WASTE SETTLING POND, NORTH-CENTRAL FLORIDA By James D. Hunn and Paul R.

Seaber ABSTRACT Water samples were taken from test wells drilled near an inactive phosphatic clayey waste storage settling pond, from the settling pond and itsCited by: 3. Seepage of water from canal system The main cause of waterlogging in pakistan is seepage of water from network of canal system 50% water is lost from main canals,seeps through soil and rised the ground water.

In some cases the water table has .Start studying Soils chapter 11 Soil pH and Salinity. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. finely ground lime in a slurry or suspended form in water. halophytes. plants adapted to growing in a high-salt environment, such as saline soils or soils affected by sea water or sea spray.

hydrated lime.Alkali, or Alkaline, soils are clay soils with high pH (> ), a poor soil structure and a low infiltration capacity. Often they have a hard calcareous layer at to 1 metre depth. Alkali soils owe their unfavorable physico-chemical properties mainly to the dominating presence of sodium carbonate, which causes the soil to swell and difficult to clarify/settle.