Problem

Seepage water losses from irrigation systems

Nature:
The extent of seepage varies considerably according to climate, soil, and the length and type of distribution system. In many areas of the Middle East, anything between 10 and 70% of the total volume of water conveyed through irrigation canals is lost to seepage.
Values:
Loss
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Hydrology Hydrology
Hydrology Water
Systems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET