Articles with Tag(s): "surface-water"

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Using Surface Water in Farming

April 26, 2018
Surface water is the common term used to describe water that can be found above ground on the land. Common sources include water from rivers and creeks or a water reservoir such as a dam or lake. This water is replenished from rainfall and run-off flowing into valleys and natural folds in the land. Usage […]
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Changes in Australia’s River Systems Since European Colonisation

April 4, 2018
In many areas of Australia, particularly in the south-eastern parts, rivers were once much wider with shallow beds. The rivers systems often had strong bursts of water followed by long and dry periods, creating the disconnected ponds called billabongs. While there was once a jolly swagman who camped by a billabong, sadly there are much […]