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The Risk of Salinity due to Irrigation Developments in the Western Davenport Basin, Northern Territory

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Title

The Risk of Salinity due to Irrigation Developments in the Western Davenport Basin, Northern Territory

Creator

Cook, P. G; Keane, R.; Australia. The National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2021-12

Location

Western Davenport Region

Abstract

This report provides an initial assessment of the potential for salinisation of groundwater within the Western Davenport region from irrigation developments. The assessment focusses on the Central Plains region, which is most likely to be the target for irrigation development.

Notes

Made available by via Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Table of contents

Executive Summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 3. Risk Assessment -- 4. Discussion -- 5. Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- Appendix 1. Salt recycling model when C0 ≠ CG -- Appendix 2. Salinity Correlation -- Appendix 3. Soil parameters -- Appendix 4. Scenario Salinity Risk Maps

Language

English

Subject

Groundwater; Northern Territory; Western Davenport; Salt recycling model

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Format

viii, 70 pages : colour illustrations and maps ; 30 cm

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781925562675

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/858822

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/858823