Border irrigation, Site preparation, Western Australia
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LARGE amounts of water may be lost through excess run-off and deep percolation.
Proper preparation of irrigation land can help to minimise these losses.
This preparation is done by grading or levelling so that the original ground surface is shaped to allow for a more uniform distribution of water.
"Land preparation for border irrigation,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 4:
1, Article 3.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol4/iss1/3