Seepage interceptor drains are often effective in mitigating waterlogging in duplex (sand over clay) soils on hill slopes in the sout-west. Spoon and W drains are sometimes effective in removing excess surface waters form clay flats.
This report outlines a method to determine the long-term (1 to 20 years) cost-effectiveness of installing drains to mitigate waterlogging for each individual situation.
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Waterlogging, Financial planning, Cash flow, Computer software, Drainage, Farm budgeting
Salerian, J S, and McFarlane, D J. (1987), DRAINS : a method of financially assessing drains used to mitigate waterlogging in south-western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 54.