Townsite salinity affects more than 40 towns in the WA wheatbelt. Waterlogging and salinity are responsible for damamge to townsite infrastructure. Through groundwater pumping and desalination, the State Salinity Council (now the Natural Resource Management Council) granted Merredin the the chance to prevent further damage to the townsite by funding this project.
Water management, Saline water, Evaporation, Water table, Chemical analysis, Salinity, Western Australia, Waterlogging, Desalinization, Merredin (WA), Merredin (WA Shire), Groundwater
Nott, R, Pridham, M, Roe, J, Ibbott, J, Leeson, A, and Leeson, A. (2004), Merredin townsite groundwater pumping and desalination pilot project. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report 266.
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