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Groundwater in the Western Australian grainbelt is a useful resource for on-farm water. However, in this environment it is often saline and unsuitable for livestock or other on-farm uses.
Free, online image recognition and data processing applications are being used to develop a new digital tool that will assist landholders and administrators to map dams and improve surface water ma
Rising groundwater is a major land degradation hazard in many areas of the South West Agricultural Region of Western Australia, and results in increased salinisation.
Cloudy or coloured water can be a nuisance when used for household purposes, and sometimes be unsuitable for livestock or irrigation.
The Myalup Wellington Project is an industry-led initiative to reduce salinity in Wellington Dam – Western Australia’s second largest reservoir.
Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia. This page outlines recommendations for irrigating jujubes in WA.
Waterlogging is widespread in winter in the agricultural areas of Western Australia, and reduces crop yields, especially in wet years.
This interactive map – produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) – allows you to explore south-west Western Australian regional groundwater trends, local gro
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development recommends using broad-based banks to intercept and divert surface water run-off in cropping areas where conventional banks would inter