Leachability of a Wetting Agent Treatment for Water-Resistant Soils
- J. S. Krammes and
- L. F. DeBano
Burned chaparral watersheds in southern California have been found to possess a “nonwettable” soil property. This resistance to wetting is believed to be instrumental in producing high surface runoff and erosion rates during storm periods. A laboratory leaching study was conducted to estimate the teachability of a remedial wetting agent treatment in this problem soil. Results from the study showed that the wetting agent treatment persisted after 40 cm of water have passed through the soil samples.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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