Other Resources


Reference :
Building a Farm Dam – PrimeFact 781 (2009) ,
Selecting an irrigation pump (2003)- Agfact E5.8,
Water for livestick interpreting water quality tests -PrimeFact 533 (2007)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries—Agriculture
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Web Page          Publishing Date: 2009      ISBN: 0725-7729
Comment:
Web page based factsheets on water management on your property including steps and issues to consider when building a farm dam, calculating water use and selecting the correct water pump for your needs, and interpreting water quality results for the health of yourself, livestock and plants.
Document Download :
  1. Building a Farm Dam PrimeFact 781 (PDF 330KB)

  2. Selecting a irrigation pump Agfact 5.8 (web page)

  3. Water for livestock interpreting water quality tests PrimeFact 533 (PDF 146KB)
Website:
  1. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003
    /311790/Building-a-Farm-Dam.pdf
    (PDF 200KB)

  2. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/water
    /irrigation/systems/pumps/selecting
    (web page)

  3. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture
    /livestock/beef/feed/publications
    /livestock-water-quality-tests
    (web page)

 


Reference: Impacts of Urban and rural Development (Threats to Fish Habitats)
Agency: New South Wales Depatment of Primary Industries (DPI)
Contact Details: NSW DPI, Locked Bag 21, Orange NSW 2800
1800 808 095
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format: Web Page          
Comment: Discusses why nutrients are important and where they come from such as pesticides, unsealed roads and sedimentation. While also discussing, what can be done in rural areas to prevent nutrients entering rural waterways.
Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fisheries/
habitat/threats/urban
(web page)

 

  
   
 
Local Council
NSW Office of Water
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Local Water Provider
 
 

 


Reference:
Farm Water Quality and Treatment - Agfact AC.2 (2005)
Leaking Farm Dams (2004) - Agfact AC.24
How efficient is your pump? (2003) - Agfact E5.11
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries—Agriculture
Contact :
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format:
PDF / Brochure      Publishing Date: 2004/2005   ISBN: 0725-7729
Comment:
Details water quality issues and their treatment and remediation; the principles for the remediation and restoration of leaking farm dams; and step by step instructions to calculate water pump efficiency.
 
Download 
:
  1. Farm Water Quality and Treatment (PDF 1.1MB)
  2. Leaking Farm Dams (PDF 242 KB)
  3. How efficient is your pump? (PDF 725 KB)
     
Website:
  1. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/water/quality/
    publications/treatment
    (web page)
  2. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/water/storage/
    publications/leaking
    (web page)
  3. http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/water/irrigation/
    systems/pumps/efficient
    (web page)

 


Reference:
The Easy Septic Guide
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Local Government - Septic Safe
Contact :
Locked Bag 3015, Nowra, NSW,  2541
02 4428 4100
septicsafe@dlg.nsw.gov.au
Format:
PDF / Brochure      Publishing Date: 2000   
Comment:
Comprehensive overview of on-site sewage systems, including information and a checklist on trouble-shooting and looking after your system safely to ensure public health and the health of the environment.  
Download:
The Easy Septic Guide (PDF 1MB)
Website:

http://www.dlg.nsw.gov.au/dlg/dlghome/documents/
Information/ssguide.pdf
(PDF 1 MB)

 


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