“The SATURO was really favored by our students because it has a nice 5-gallon container, tests happen fairly quickly, and it’s automated, so it’s very computationally 'un-intensive' compared to some of the other approaches we’ve used.”
- Dr. Andrea Welker, Villanova University College of Engineering
Soil Moisture 301—Hydraulic Conductivity: Why you need it. How to measure it.
If you want to predict how water will move within your soil system, you need to understand hydraulic conductivity because it governs water flow.