Retrofitting Irrigation Canals with Geosynthetics: An Overview

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Technical Committee on Hydraulics (TC-H) held a three-day workshop on Improving the Performance of Canals with Geosynthetics. Seen here, Day 1's session, which provides an overview of retrofitting irrigation canals to improve performance.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Many parts of the world experience water scarcity caused by climate change. On the other hand, a constantly increasing population stresses the global food demand. One of the paths forward is to put in place better water management strategies to reach better yields and ensure food security.

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