Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Volume 12, Number 12
December, 1971

Issue cover

Drilling for underground water in the wheatbelt during the 1969/70 drought. Water is easiest to find in higher rainfall areas, both as surface water and underground water, but restrictions apply to its use for irrigation in some areas. The article opposite outlines the controls that exist to protect water resources in W.A.


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