CitationPearse, C. K. (1973). Qanats in the old world: horizontal wells in the new. Journal of Range Management, 26(5), 320-321.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractHorizontal wells make use of the principle of the qanat developed in Persia about 2,500 years ago and still widely used there and in other arid regions of the world. The driven horizontal well offers several important advantages over the hand dug qanat especially for livestock watering places.