Water discharges in small turbulent streams are determined by injecting concentrated salt solutions at constant feed-rate and measuring the dilution level downstream by conductivity readings in situ. This new-formed method is comparable with the traditional relative salt-dilution method, as well as with other methods, with respect to accuracy. In small streams with complicated hydrodynamic structures the new-formed method seems to be most practical and reliable.
Research Article|June 01 1980
Discharge Measurements by a New-Formed Relative Salt-Dilution Method in Small Turbulent Streams
L. Bjerve, O. Grøterud; Discharge Measurements by a New-Formed Relative Salt-Dilution Method in Small Turbulent Streams. Hydrology Research 1 June 1980; 11 (3-4): 121–132. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1980.0017
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