Western Australia, Water erosion, Water erosion control, Contour working, Increase rainfall
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working holds rainwater where it falls; as a result erosion is reduced, and the effectiveness of rainfall is increased. Contour working is the working of the land in such a way that a large proportion of the furrows are fairly close to the contour. In short, furrows are level and will hold water.
Marsh, B a'B
"Water erosion control - 5,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 1
, Article 13.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol1/iss6/13