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Sustainable Agriculture Workshops – Adequate Water Storage & Water Use Efficiency in Irrigation
16 September, 2017
Adequate Water Storage
Presented by – Adrian Williams – Property Owner; Farm Water Auditor; Soil and Water Engineer & Peter Brown – Property Owner; Draglines Dam-It Contracting
The workshop on adequate water storage will show you how to assess your domestic and property water needs, and evaporation losses. Based on this, we will show how to calculate tank sizes to match roof catchment and water uses. Dam design, locating suitable dam sites and the mechanics of actually sinking a dam will be covered, along with approximate costs and a number of practical points.
Water Use Efficiency in Irrigation
Presented by – Peter Quinby – Property Owner; Proprietor – The Right Stuff for Landholders
The workshop on water use efficiency in irrigation will cover landscape considerations, water delivery requirements, efficient water pumping and pipe sizes, evening out application rates across an orchard or vegetable crop or lines of trees, water efficient applicators and the essential aspect of knowing when irrigation is actually needed.
RSVP to Adrian Williams [email protected] or 0427 086 299 by 11 September 2017.