Publication Date

2005

Series Number

294

Abstract

This report summarises current information on risks and impacts to agricultural production and natural resources within the Avon Hotham study area. It then identifies suitable options to manage such risks. The Avon Hotham study area is 1.9 million hectares and is made up of three sub catchments: West Avon, South Avon and Hotham, in south west Western Australia. Among the risks and impacts discussed are rainfall, surface drainage; major land degredation hazards are subsurface compaction and acidification.

Number of Pages

27

Keywords

Waterways, Gingin (WA Shire), Soil degradation, Williams (WA Shire), Hotham Catchment, Hydrogeology, Watershed management, Goomalling region (WA), Narrogin (WA Shire), Wandering (WA Shire), Brookton (WA Shire), Soil, Quairading region (WA), Groundwater, Remnant vegetation, Kulin region (WA), Cunderdin (WA Shire), Salinity, Pingelly (WA Shire), Swan River region (WA), Chittering (WA Shire), York (WA Shire), Boddington (WA Shire), Avon Catchment, Watersheds, Wickepin (WA Shire), Victoria Plains (WA Shire), Cuballing (WA Shire), Beverley (WA Shire), Corrigin (WA Shire), Risk assessment, Hotham river region (WA), Northam (WA Shire), Mundaring (WA Shire), Toodyay (WA Shire), Western Australia

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