Materials for subsurface land drainage systems

FAO Irrigation and Drainage Paper  60
[Rev. 1]

Land Drainage

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Rome, 2007

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Table of contents

Part I   [675kb]

I  Introduction
2  Drainage pipes, accessories, and auxiliary structures

Part II   [600kb]

3  Envelope materials
4  Water flow into and inside the drain
5  The problem of clogging of pipes and envelopes
6  Guidelines to predict whether an envelope is required
7  Guidelines for installation and maintenance of drainage materials

Part III   [403kb]

8   Research on drainage materials
9  Standards for pipes and envelopes
Annex  Draft European standard on corrugated polyvinyl chloride drainpipes

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