Open channel network modernization with automated structures, An
In Mexico, most irrigation delivery systems consist of a network of open-channels with manually-operated control structures. Efficiencies of these systems typically are low. To improve water management in these systems, the Mexican government has attempted to modernize many irrigation projects (Reynosa, Apatzingan, Valle del Mezquital, and Santiago among others) using automatic self-leveling check structures. However, problems have emerged with the operation of these structures, causing dissatisfaction among water users. The Santiago Irrigation System (SIS) began operating in 1998. Its main ...
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