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Wednesday September 19, 2018

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How Two Irrigation Wires Can Be Better than 100
Landscaping
Tuesday December 5 2017

How Two Irrigation Wires Can Be Better than 100

What exactly is a two-wire system, or as it is often referred to, a decoder system?

Irrigation Management Services Key to Good Green Spaces
Landscaping
Wednesday August 30 2017

Irrigation Management Services Key to Good Green Spaces

Irrigation is often the most challenging part of landscaping. What are the benefits of irrigation management systems for your green space?

Does the Sprinkler Model Really Matter for Good Uniformity?
Landscaping
Wednesday July 26 2017

Does the Sprinkler Model Really Matter for Good Uniformity?

Golfers with a bad swing may often try to fix it not by getting at the source, but by making a wrong adjustment to the original...

Murray ‘Water War’ Heats Up Between States
Environment
Wednesday July 26 2017

Murray ‘Water War’ Heats Up Between States

NSW is under attack along two borders amid accusations senior officials helped irrigators undermine the Murray Darling Basin Plan and failed to properly investigate alleged water...

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?
Landscaping
Wednesday April 19 2017

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?

The current and historical practice of controlling our irrigation is reliant on timers.

What Exactly is a Smart Irrigation Controller?
Green
Tuesday March 7 2017

What Exactly is a Smart Irrigation Controller?

Australians are the greatest per capita consumers of water, using an average of 100,000 litres of freshwater per person each year. We can’t make water, so...

How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period
Green
Thursday December 8 2016

How to Manage a Green Roof over the Christmas Period

The Australian summer can be challenging for gardens and green roofs, with extreme conditions, heat waves and lack of water taking a toll on plants. Now...

Task Force to Examine Murray Basin
Environment
Thursday November 24 2016

Task Force to Examine Murray Basin

Irrigation communities in southern Queensland and northern NSW are far from happy with a reduced water recovery target for their parts of the Murray-Darling Basin.

Desal Water Too Costly for SA Irrigators
Environment
Thursday July 7 2016

Desal Water Too Costly for SA Irrigators

Using desalinated water to boost allocations to River Murray irrigators in South Australia would be too costly, a study has found.

Environment
Sep 6 2018
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools

A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.

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Environment
Aug 23 2018
Sydney's Desalination Plant being Tested

Work is underway preparing Sydney's desalination plant so it can be switched on if the city's dam levels continue to fall during the NSW drought.

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Environment
Aug 10 2018
NSW Open to Army Support in Tackling Drought

NSW may call on the army to help drought-stricken farmers if the situation gets worse, the premier says.

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Environment
Jul 5 2018
Local Qld Irrigators Granted Water Control

A local irrigators group in southern Queensland will be the first in the state to manage its own water supply.

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Infrastructure
Mar 9 2018
NSW Irrigators in Hot Water for Overuse

The NSW government has launched legal action against irrigators alleged to have stolen water after admitting it previously "incorrectly" claimed to have commenced a dozen prosecutions...

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Environment
18 Dec, 2017
SA:Barrister to Lead Murray Royal Commission

South Australian irrigators, shocked at reports of widespread water theft from the Murray-Darling Basin, have thrown their support behind the state government's royal commission into the...

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