Soil Water Characteristics

Hydraulic Properties Calculator

This program estimates soil water tension, conductivity and water holding capability based on the soil texture, organic matter, gravel content, salinity, and compaction.

Texture Triangle
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Developed By:
Dr. Keith E. Saxton
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
and
Dr. Walter Rawls
USDA-ARS, Hydrology & Remote Sensing Laboratory

in cooperation with

Department of Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6120
Voice: (509) 332-7277
FAX: (509) 332-7277
Email: ksaxton@roadrunner.com
Homepage: http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/anri/hrsl/ksaxton

Washington State University


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