Irrigation Fundamentals

27.10.09Irrigation Fundamentals§ Buying irrigation licenses by the Federal Government will do nothing for our rivers, it will only limit agricultural production when water is plentiful.§ Irrigation licenses grant the right to extract water only when allocations are made.§ When water is short there are no, or very limited allocations.§ Our rainfall (and run-off) is highly … Continue reading Irrigation Fundamentals

Infrastructure

"What a funny world!1) The central unique physical characteristic of Australia is massive rainfall variability.2) Consequently, 'available water' is largely a consequence of efficient storage.3) Huge rainfall is occurring in Northern NSW and South-east Queensland.4) We are in the midst of the biggest infrastructure spend in Australia's history.5) The planning does not include a single … Continue reading Infrastructure