Canal Inspection Methods Literature Review Final Peer Review
What are the practical and cost effective methods used to improve detection and evaluation of canal seepage sources and paths
Need and Benefit
This research summarizes existing knowledge about void and seepage detection methods applied to canal channels. It compiles available field investigation methods that are useful for canal seepage and void detection and evaluation, including visual methods, geophysical survey techniques, and nondestructive inspection methods. The varied techniques identified through the literature search have been evaluated for cost effectiveness, accuracy, practicality for large scale use, and other factors.
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Canal Inspection Methods Literature Review (final, PDF, 4.3MB)
By Nathaniel Gee, Jennifer Johnson, Julia Pierko, Colleen Dwyer
Report completed on April 22, 2015