Irrigation

Using water efficiently and profitably is an important aspect of growing many crops in Western Australia.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is working extensively with producers in a wide range of industries to ensure that scarce water resources are used efficiently for both producers and the environment.

Articles

  • Irrigation is the most important input for Irrigated agriculture affecting performance, yield and quality of crops.  Irrigation design determines the delivery operation and power use efficiency and

  • Water movement patterns on the soil surface may not be a good guide to what is happening below the surface and can lead to inefficient irrigation.