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Hayes Road, Quairading, Western Australia, Australia - 004

Hayes Road, Quairading, Western Australia, Australia - 004. [Photograph] [Special Collections]

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Summary

A typical example of planning with insufficient knowledge. The bank is located in the wrong place!, necessitating a mini stopper bank to pick up water coming in off the boundary fence (a road and other catchment). This can easily flood to carry on the existing erosion. This illustrates - "starting at the lowest point on the highest boundary" strategy of surface water control - a common mistake!

This image is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Date: 1983
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Notes: 1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/46587
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