International Standard
ISO 1070:2018
Hydrometry — Slope-area method
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ISO 1070:2018
Edition 3
2018-11
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ISO 1070:2018
69287
Published (Edition 3, 2018)

ISO 1070:2018

ISO 1070:2018
69287
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Abstract

This document specifies a method of determining discharge in open channels from observations of the surface slope and cross-sectional area of the channel.

It is applicable to use under special conditions when direct measurement of discharge by typically more accurate methods, such as the velocity-area method, is not possible. Generally, the method can be used to determine discharge

a) for a peak flow that left high-water marks along the stream banks,

b) for a peak flow that left marks on a series of water-level gauges or where peak stages were recorded by that series of gauges, and

c) for flow observed at the time of determining gauge heights from a series of gauges.

The method is commonly used to undertake the extension of stage?discharge relationships above the highest gauged flows.

It does not apply to determining discharges in tidal reaches.

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  •  : Published
     : 2018-11
    : Close of review [90.60]
  •  : 3
     : 27
  • ISO/TC 113/SC 1
    17.120.20 
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