drought and irrigation

Goesch, Tim; Hafi, Ahmed; Oliver, Mark; Page, Sharon; Ashton, Dale; Hone, Simon; Dyack, Brenda
June 2007
Australian Commodities;Jun2007, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p343
Academic Journal
The article reports on the impact of drought on the availability of water held in storage in the Murray Darling Basin in Australia. There is a need to provide a critical minimum supply of water to urban communities and irrigators with large capital assets potentially face significant costs if they receive low water allocations in 2007-2008. A number of management strategies that irrigators can adopt to help preserve capital assets is discussed.


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