Rising interest in sub-surface drainage

Host: | Date: 20 Oct 2021

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The start of 2021 has seen widespread waterlogging in the Great Southern and Esperance regions.

Sub-surface drainage, one of many water management options, is not widely adopted, for reasons that will be better understood during this project, with surveys used to understand current grower practice and opinions.

Sub-surface drainage, one of many water management options, is not widely adopted, for reasons that will be better understood during this project, with surveys used to understand current grower practice and opinions.

In total, the GRDC invests about $2 million nationally in projects addressing waterlogging, with work ranging from the new sub-surface drainage projects through to genetic research.

Contact

Philip Honey
Philip.honey@scfarmers.org.au

More information

GRDC Project code: SCF2005-001SAX, SCN2005-001SAX