Irrigation water losses
Other Names: Evaporation water losses
Water losses from dams
Water losses from irrigation canals
Nature: In hot, dry areas of the world evaporation rates from open surfaces can exceed local rainfall.
Incidence: Up to 45% of irrigation water is lost and never reaches the plants it was meant for.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 20.03.1997 – 00:00 CET