soil - Knowledgebase Question

Stanton, CA (Zone 10)
Question by perez2468
April 12, 2007
What is meant by deep percolation? Related to irrigation is good use of water? why?

Answer from NGA
April 12, 2007


Deep percolation is the term for soil water that infiltrates below the root zone toward the water table. It is a good use of water because excess water goes into the water table where it is available for reuse.

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