Shunt line metering system for irrigation wells, A
The purpose of this project was to develop a metering system which could measure the ground water use in Colorado with the following constraints placed on the instrument. The system had to be versatile to function on the many different irrigation systems in the state. It had to be relatively inexpensive, durable, reliable, and accurate to within ± 7%. A shunt line meter design was selected due to its versatility and low cost. The main components of the system are a side contracted orifice plate, a shunt line, and small household type water meter. A side contracted orifice was used because it ...
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