Canal control alternatives in the irrigation district 'Sector BXII del Bajo Guadalquivir,' Spain
Improved water management and efficient investment on the modernization of the irrigation districts in most countries are imperative to satisfy the increasing demand of water. The automation and control of their main canals is one mean to increase the efficiency and flexibility of the irrigation systems. In 2005, we monitored one canal in the irrigation district 'Sector BXII del Bajo Guadalquivir'. This is a representative irrigation canal of the irrigation districts in Southern Spain. This canal is divided into four pools and supplies an area of 5,150 ha. We used ultrasonic sensors and pressure ...
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