FAO SOILS BULLETIN 80

FAO IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE PAPER 62


Guidelines and computer programs for the planning and design of land drainage systems

by
W.H. van der Molen
Wageningen University
Wageningen, Netherlands

J. Martínez Beltrán

Water Development and Management Unit
FAO Land and Water Division

W.J. Ochs
Water Management Engineers
Annandale, United States of America

   
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2007
 
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Contents

Part I

Foreword

Acknowledgements

List of acronyms and symbols

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Environmental considerations in drainage projects

Chapter 3.Socio-economic and institutional aspects

Chapter 4. Drainage studies and investigations

Chapter 5. Main drainage and disposal systems

Chapter 6. Surface drainage

Chapter 7. Subsurface drainage

Chapter 8. Calculation programs for drainage design

Part II

Annexes