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?


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Answer from NGA
April 12, 2007

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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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