Publication Date

2004

DAFWA Collections

Natural resources

Series Number

3/2004

Abstract

The purpose of this guideline is to provide information and criteria for evaporation basin planning, design, construction, monitoring, and maintenance for purposes of disposal of water and storage of disposed salts in dryland agricultural areas of Western Australia. The application of the guidelines will assist in the management of saline discharge and the protection of natural resources. The guidelines have been tailored specifically for saline evaporation disposal sites located in the wheatbelt areas of Western Australia.

Number of Pages

22

Keywords

Saline water, disposal, Saline discharge, agricultural catchment, salinity management, discharge water, evaporation, water storage, Western Australia, evaporation basin, design, groundwater

Comments

A joint project with The Department of Agriculture Western Australia, Sustainable Rural Development Program and the Avon Working Group of the Swan Avon Integrated Catchment Management Program" 2 tables, 7 figs. "Reprinted January 2004" Replaces Miscellaneous publication 21/1999

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