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.

Broader Problems:
Waste of resources
Subject(s):
Systems
Hydrology Hydrology
Hydrology Water
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST