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An ancient tool to control water flow

Whittington, H.S. (1991) An ancient tool to control water flow. Elders Weekly, 7 March 1991. p. 60 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Newspaper article by Harry Whittington.

A history of the land degradation crisis in Australia, with the emphasis on the rise of salinity and topsoil erosion. Interceptor banks are suggested as the only "beneficial, long term tool" which can substantially improve irrigation and water quality.

The article contains a photograph of an interceptor bank holding rainwater on sloping land.

Typed note in the bottom left corner of the article is by an unknown author.

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

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1990 Elders Weekly
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55885
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