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DPIRD Collections

Animal production and livestock, Natural resources

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The Pastoral Stock Water Workbook has been developed to assist you to estimate the costs of maintaining stock water and make informed decisions about managing existing and proposed water points. The first half of the Workbook provides background information on stock water points, their usage, advantages and disadvantages. Whilst the second part contains a series of stepby- step exercises that should be completed as you progress through the Workbook. The latter part of the Workbook aims to: • Show a worked example of the annual costs of maintaining water; • Provide tools to calculate water costs for your business; • Outline how to use this information to plan for future management; and • Assist you to make water point decisions that increases your business' efficiency.

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Western Ausrtalia, Pastoral industry, water management, agricultural economicss


Agriculture | Water Resource Management


Cover photograph: Troy Sinclair

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