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Property of Shire of Wongan-Ballidu, Wongan-Ballidu, Western Australia, Australia

Property of Shire of Wongan-Ballidu, Wongan-Ballidu, Western Australia, Australia. [Document] [Special Collections]



Surveyor's Report on WISALTS Soil Conservation System created by L (Lyndon) Henning, T Sermen, A (Alan) Henning and T Clarke.

Comments: Proposed bank construction. *1 Clean off excess rubbish and extra topsoil to fill in hole in bank. *2 Clean off to ground level. *3 Join bank to road, take topsoil bank from in front floodway to fill in hole. *4 Suggestion for stopping water running down east side of road. Join to height of road with gravel to fence. Lift fence and form bank into trees. *5 Clean rubbish off to ground level. *6 Bank 1.2 to 1.4 metres above ground. *7 Surveyed 80 centimetres above *6 at ground level to allow the extra high floodwater to pass around end of bank before going over top of bank. *8 Natural rainfall behind bank can drain into creek. *9 Proposed lines to be constructed at owners expense. *10 Cost approximately $1,500 for shire work. Shire responsible for fencing at points *3 and *4 plus gravel at *4.

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

Date: 16 March 1982
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Notes: 1 survey plan : col. ; 37 x 26 cm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/53823
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