Seepage water losses from irrigation systems


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.

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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