Water supply, Farms, Western Australia
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In good rainfall years, farm dams provide water fo more than 50 per cent of the total stock in the wheatbelt.
Other sources include ground water supplies and the piped Comprehensive Water Scheme.
The March 1970 census included questions on farm water supplies including how farmers coped in the 1969-70 drought.
Laing, I A F
"Water supplies on wheatbelt farms : a general picture,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 18:
3, Article 2.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol18/iss3/2