The cost of saving farm dam water

Atkins, Debbie and Schmidt, Erik (2011) The cost of saving farm dam water. In: Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition, 22-25 Aug 2011, Launceston, Australia.

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Abstract

A price can now be put on the cost of lost water from farm dams thanks to an economic Ready Reckoner. The calculator, that estimates costs of evaporation and seepage control methods, is available online with other resources for farm dam management. These resources will give farmers, advisors and consultants access to the latest information.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Corresponding author Debbie Atkins, Lapstone NSW 2773. Deposited with blanket permission of Irrigation Australia Ltd.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2012 05:07
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:12
Uncontrolled Keywords: evaporation; seepage; farm dams; water storage; losses; cost of loss
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140201 Agricultural Economics
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0799 Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 079901 Agricultural Hydrology (Drainage, Flooding, Irrigation, Quality, etc.)
09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090509 Water Resources Engineering
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960905 Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21348

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