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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

Keywords

Western Australia, Water erosion, Water erosion control, Waterways

First Page Number

35

Last Page Number

46

Abstract

Run-off water must be expected at some time or other from most agricultural land in Western Australia, where high intensity rains are likely to occur both in winter and summer. This run-off water will tend to concentrate in the natural drainage depressions of the slopes, and flow down to the main creeks. Running water is a principal agent of soil erosion, and it is essential that all channels where water flows must be protected if our lands are to be saved from the ravages of severe gully erosion.

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