evaporation loss

evaporation loss

[i‚vap·ə′rā·shən ‚lȯs]
(chemical engineering)
The loss of a stored volatile liquid component or mixture by evaporation; controlled by temperature, pressure, and the presence or absence of vapor-recovery systems.
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Evaporation Losses of Aswan High Dam (AHD): The agreement stated that the two countries shall equally share the evaporation loss from AHD, estimated at 10 Km3 annually.
Besides providing safety, the top also helps keep leaves out of the water and reduces evaporation loss.
Watering at night-time when there is no immediate evaporation loss is a very sensible idea apart form the major effect it could have on your sleep patterns.
If Joe has someone installing or maintaining lawn sprinklers, make sure they suggest watering guidelines to avoid runoff or excessive evaporation loss.
The cash flow projections incorporate stressed interest rates and prepayment speeds, a loan evaporation loss during the first seven years and bank bond scenarios.
Polyurethane paint Moduled caps and covers provide due protection Lower evaporation loss
Irrigation systems such as furrow and overhead that frequently leave the soil surface wet can result in an evaporation loss of about 30% of total crop evapotranspiration (Klocke et al.
These spray or pump-on mixtures instantaneously disperse over the water surface, forming a thin protective layer that reduces evaporation loss.
If you go down this automatic route I recommend having the watering session run in the very early hours of the morning; the water pressure is normally higher and it is the most efficient time to water to avoid evaporation loss.
Unlike surface water," he said, "our water is not subject to evaporation loss or to passive or intentional contamination.
Lemon ER (1956) The potentialities for decreasing soil moisture evaporation loss.