Soil types, Waterlogging, Western Australia, Hydrology, Cranbrook (WA), Salinity, Groundwater
The study area covers the Cranbrook townsite and two catchments that affect it. The Cranbrook Town is located 85 km north-north-west of Albany and it has a population of 320 people (1190 in the Shire; ABS Census 1991). Cranbrook is experiencing salinity problems. Saline groundwater levels are close to the soil surface and cause deterioration of buildings, roads, infrastructure, death of trees and scalding of land including the sporting ground.
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Ferdowsian, R, and Ryder, A T. (1997), The salinity and hydrology of Cranbrook. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 170, 64p.