Groundwaters were found to be 10 m below the floor of the ancestral playa lake in Brennand's catchment. They were extremely saline. A groundwater flow system was not established on much of the catchment. Flow was observed to be occurring from recharge areas near the playa lakes towards the midslopes of the catchment. Flow was apparently restricted from leaving Brennand's catchment because of obstruction to groundwaters created by dolerite dykes.
Groundwater recharge, Brennand's Catchment (WA), Western Australia, Groundwater, Catchment hydrology, Saline water
George, R J, and Frantom, P W. (1990), Preliminary groundwater and salinity investigation in the eastern wheatbelt. 1. Brennand's Catchment. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 88.
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