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TAIL WATER

EPA Terms of Environment Dictionary
The runoff of irrigation water from the lower end of an irrigated field.
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Environmental Engineering Dictionary
(1) In Hydraulics, water, in a river or channel, immediately downstream from a structure. (2) In Irrigation, water that reaches the lower end of a field; excess surface water draining especially from a field under cultivation. Tail water is not necessarily lost; it can be collected and reused on the same or adjacent fields.

 

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