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East Alligator district centre water supply assessment : Kakadu National Park



East Alligator district centre water supply assessment : Kakadu National Park

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D . Pidsley


Jamieson, M.; Pidsley, D.; Paiva, Jerome


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Technical Report ; 26/1991




Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






Water-supply -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park; Groundwater -- Northern Territory -- Kakadu National Park; Kakadu National Park (N.T.)

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Power and Water Authority

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Technical Report ; 26/1991


1 v. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

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Technical Report WRD91026 Viewed at 15:07:48 on 29/07/2010 Page 3 of 107. TABLE OF CONTENTS SUMMARY OF REPORT FINDINGS (i) (ii ) ( iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii ) Susta.inable Yield of Present Borefield Additional Information Required Immediate Work to Ensure Reliability of System Upgrad.es Required to meet 10% per annum Growth in Water Demand Upgrades Required to meet 30% per annum Growth in Water Demand Logistical Problems Use o:E Non-Potable Waters 1. INTRODUCTION 2. EXISTING WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM 2.1 Infrastructure 2. 1. 1 2.1.2 2. 1. 3 2.1.4 2.1.5 2. 1. 6 2.2 Operation aores Reticulation Storage Sooster Pumps Other Features of the System Overview of the System 2.3 Capacity of System 2 . 3 . 1 2.3.2 2.3.3 Hydraulic Criteria Reticulation Capacity Capacity of Bores and Water Source 2.4 Water Quality 2.4. 1 2.4.2 2.4.3 2.4.4 iiVater Sampling History :O<esults of Chemical Analysis 3io10gical Analysis Corrosivity of Water Supply 3. ASSESSNENT OF EXISTING DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM 3.1. Visitor Numbers 3.2 Water Demand Sources 3 . 2 . 1 3.2.2 3.2.3 3.2.4 3.2.5 3.2.6 Campers lJay Visitors Ranger/Staff Houses Border Store and Youth Hostel Fish Cleaning Facility Routine Cleaning 3.3 Visitor Growth 3.4 Estimated Water Demands 3.5 Results from Assessment 3.6 Recommendations 0051F;J

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