Retardation of Evaporation from Open Water Storages

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. Es. P. Kumaraswamy

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0278

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Kumaraswamy, Es. P. (1973) Retardation of Evaporation from Open Water Storages, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0278

Author Information

  1. Irrigation Research Station, Poondi Public Works Department, Madras, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Dispensation;
  • Emulsion;
  • Evaporation;
  • Monolayer;
  • Powder;
  • Solution;
  • Storage reservoirs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Method of Dispensation

  • Characteristics of Monolayer

  • Characteristics of Monolayer

  • Comparative Study of the Three Methods of Dispensation

  • Discussion and Conclusions

  • Appendix 1: Solution Method

  • Appendix 2: Emulsion Method: Cost of Operations and Quantity of Water Saved