Weaber Plain, Keep River, Surface Water, water quality
In 2008, the Ord Irrigation Expansion Project was approved by the Western Australian Government to develop irrigated agriculture on the Weaber Plain.
An important concern is the effect the Weaber Plain agricultural development may have on the water quality of the downstream Border Creek and Keep River
This report assembles and reviews all available physico-chemical water quality data for the lower Keep River and Border Creek systems and presents data from the initial year of a targeted baseline monitoring program (June 2010 – June 2013).
Bennett, D, and George, R J. (2011), Surface Water Characteristics of the Weaber Plain and lower Keep River Catchments: data review and preliminary results. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 370, 89p.
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