Water



The following pages contain information about tools and resources to use water more efficiently in the dairy shed and improve the productivity of irrigation and pumping systems.

Irrigation

Irrigation is a significant part of many dairy farming systems. Read about best management practice in irrigation and how…

Murray Darling Basin Plan

A detailed overview of the Murray–Darling Basin region, including water recovery, the water market, the resources available to help dairy farmers navi…

Pumping Water

Effective irrigation requires properly installed and maintained pumps. Find out how to select the correct pump and how to optimise its performance.

Saving Water On-Farm

Water saving options to help you become a water efficient farm.

Stock Water Budgeting Tool

Learn how the stock water budgeting tool helps dairy farmers assess the risk of running short on stock water at key times of the year.

Water Quality

Unrestricted access to clean, fresh drinking water is essential for dairy cow productivity, health and welfare.

Waterway Management 

Information on waterway management and case studies on waterway protection benefits for dairy farms.


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