Hydrus is capable of simulating a wide variety of scenarios. These
include:

Two-Dimensional HYDRUS
Examples Distributed With the Model

Direct HYDRUS Examples

Column infiltration test

Water flow and solute Transport
in a field soil profile under grass - seasonal simulation

Two-dimension unidirectional
solute transport - comparison with analytical solution

One-dimensional solute
transport with nitrification chain - comparison with analytical
solution

One-dimensional solute
transport with nonlinear cation adsorption - Data from Selim et
al. (1987)

One-dimensional solute
transport with non-equilibrium cation adsorption

Axisymetrical three-dimensional
water and solute infiltration test

One-dimensional water flow with
multiple hysteretic loops, data from Lenhard et al. (1991)

Water flow and solute transport
from furrow to a drain

Three wetland examples

Inverse HYDRUS Examples

Parameter estimation from a cone
penetrometer experiment (Gribb et al., 1987) Parameter
estimation from a tension disc infiltrometer experiment (Simunek
et al., 1998)

Three-Dimensional HYDRUS Examples Distributed with the Model

Direct HYDRUS Examples

Column infiltration test

Water flow and solute Transport
in a field soil profile under grass - seasonal simulation

Three-dimension unidirectional
solute transport - comparison with analytical solution

One-dimensional solute
transport with nitrification chain - comparison with analytical
solution

One-dimensional solute
transport with nonlinear cation adsorption - Data from Selim et
al. (1987)

One-dimensional solute
transport with non-equilibrium cation adsorption

One-dimensional solute
transport with first-order attachment

One-dimensional water flow with
multiple hysteretic loops, data from Lenhard et al. (1991)

Three-dimensional contaminant
transport from a waste disposal site

Three-dimensional flow and
transport through a dike with a seepage face and root water
uptake

Other Existing
HYDRUS Applications

Agricultural HYDRUS
Applications

Irrigation management

Drip irrigation design

Sprinkler irrigation design

Tile drainage design - flow to
a drainage system

Crop grow models, i.e., cotton
model

Salinization and reclamation
processes, salt leaching

Movement of pesticides;
nonpoint source pollution

Seasonal simulation of water
flow and plant response

Non-Agricultural HYDRUS
Applications

Deep percolation beneath final
closure cap designs for radioactive waste management sites at
the Nevada test site

Flow around nuclear subsidence
craters at the Nevada test site

Capillary barrier at the Texas
low-level radioactive waste disposal site

Evaluation of approximate
analytical analysis of capillary barriers

Landfill covers with and
without vegetation

Risk analysis of contaminant
plume from landfills

Seepage of wastewater from land
treatment systems

Tunnel design - flow around
buried objects

Highway design - road
construction - seepage

Stochastic theory - solute
transport in heterogeneous media

Lake basin recharge analysis

Interaction between groundwater
aquifers and streams

Environmental impact of the
drawdown of shallow water tables

Analysis of cone permeameter
and tension infiltrometer experiments