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Water supply of Carnarvon and the Gascoyne irrigation area

Water supply of Carnarvon and the Gascoyne irrigation area

an environmental impact study

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Published by s.n.] in [Perth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Carnarvon.
    • Subjects:
    • Water-supply -- Australia -- Carnarvon.,
    • Groundwater -- Australia -- Carnarvon.,
    • Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Carnarvon.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementcompiled by the Public Works Dept. of Western Australia, in association with Dept. of Agriculture ... [et al.].
      ContributionsWestern Australia. Public Works Dept., Western Australia. Dept. of Agriculture.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD322.C37 W37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 leaves :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5231418M
      LC Control Number75301517

      The Carnarvon Irrigation Area (CIA) is relatively unique among Australian schemes because of the duality of sources for growers in the area served. The GWC buys bulk water from the Water Corporation bore field south of the Gascoyne River. Good Gascoyne soils Marginal Gascoyne soils Sand dunes Erodible Gascoyne soils Unsuitable soils SOILS OF THE CARNARVON IRRIGATION AREA AND SURROUNDS Soil survey sources adjacent to plantations at Carnarvon, Western Australia". the Carnarvon Land Conservation District and part of Boolathana station". (Scale ,). (Scale ,). (Scale 1.

      Unrestricted pumping declared for Carnarvon farmers as Gascoyne River rises Mr Munro hoped the river flow would flush-out the salty water, which has plagued the irrigation area since The Gascoyne region is one of the nine administrative regions of Western is located in the north west of Western Australia, and consists of the local government areas of Carnarvon, Exmouth, Shark Bay and Upper Gascoyne has about km ( mi) of Indian Ocean coastline; extends inland about km ( mi); and has an area of , km 2 (53, sq mi), including.

      Gascoyne Junction water supply issue 31/01/ The following information has been distributed to residents in Gascoyne Junction today: The Water Corporation advises that a section of pipeline which runs across the Gascoyne River has been damaged due to river flow. matched with water resources development Gascoyne Irrigation Pipeline Project $6 million Royalties for Regions investmentfor 31 kilometres of irrigation pipeline to transport groundwater from district borefields, improving water supply and security. (Total $ million) Carnarvon Flood Mitigation Works $45 million Royalties for Regions investment.


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Water supply of Carnarvon and the Gascoyne irrigation area Download PDF EPUB FB2

Owned and operated by the Water Corporation, which supplies irrigation water, under agreement, to the Gascoyne Water Co-operative (GWC). The Southern Borefield also supplies potable water to the Carnarvon Town Water Supply via the Brown Range Low Level Tank.

The Water Corporation are currently replacing 24km of the km of the. Water Current water supply to the Carnarvon Horticulture District is from aquifers beneath or adjacent to the Gascoyne River. The Gascoyne River is an ephemeral river that flows when high rainfall occurs inland at the headwaters.

River flow recharges the aquifers. Scheme water is available to all growers through an allocation and water trading. The Carnarvon Groundwater Area and the Carnarvon Water Reserve covers significant, yet finite, water resources comprising the Lower Gascoyne River that have supplied the town of Carnarvon, as well as the surrounding horticultural district with a relatively fresh and constant water supply since the town was founded in The Carnarvon Horticulture District water supply comes from aquifers (underground water systems) beneath and next to the Gascoyne River.

Horticulturalists on the river banks have ground water licences allowing them to take water to irrigate their properties by using private bores in the river bed. Gascoyne Irrigation Pipeline Project status: Completed The 31 kilometre Gascoyne Irrigation Pipeline transports groundwater from borefields across the 1, hectare Carnarvon horticulture district, improving water supply and security for nearly Carnarvon fruit and vegetable growers.

Coral Coast Water Pty Ltd Constitution Map of Carnarvon Irrigation Area Operating Area Map Newsletters Newsletter April Newsletter Feb Gascoyne Water Co-operative Ltd.

ABN 32 Phone: (08) Fax: (08) important as we work to further improve the irrigation water supply system and advance the interests of the members and the Carnarvon Horticulture Industry. In late Gascoyne Water entered into a Collaborative Grant Funding Agreement (CGFA) with Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPRID).

New body to manage Carnarvon irrigation - Gascoyne Water Co-operative signs with Water Corporation 27/08/ Carnarvon's irrigators took a major step towards controlling their own destiny this evening when they signed an Operations and Management Contract with the Water Corporation.

The ceremony marked the official start of the new body - the Gascoyne Water Co-operative - whose. The goal of Gascoyne Water becoming the “Single Entity” irrigation water supply operator is no longer on the table as the State Minister for Water, Hon Dave Kelly will not transfer the Water Corporation owned Southern Borefield (SBF) assets to the GWC, which is a private entity.

Gascoyne Water Co-operative supplies local growers with irrigation water and also distributes stock and garden water to lifestyle blocks in the community. Water is extracted from borefields upstream (east) of the plantations.

Water Corporation runs the borefield on the south of the river, while the co-op runs the one on the north. All water supplied via the Gascoyne irrigation pipeline is raw untreated non-potable water and is supplied for the irrigation of crops and watering of stock and garden only.

The water fed into the scheme is sourced from two borefields the Northern borefield (owned by GWAMCO and operated by GWC) on the northern bank. Get this from a library. Water supply of Carnarvon and the Gascoyne irrigation area: an environmental impact study.

[Western Australia. Public Works Department.; Western Australia. Department of Agriculture.;]. Since the town of Carnarvon was established in the late s, the Lower Gascoyne Groundwater Area and the Carnarvon Water Reserve have provided significant yet finite water resources with a relatively fresh and constant water supply.

Ongoing growth of the Carnarvon. Carnarvon irrigation district short-term response plan. Gascoyne Irrigation Economics and Pricing Model. Carnarvon Irrigation Area GFI Expansion Engineering Review. Carnarvon Water Supply System Assessment of Current Operations.

Policy Settings (pre March ) for the Carnarvon Horticultural Precinct. Managing the Lower Gascoyne River. Public Works Department () Water supply of Carnarvon and the Gascoyne irrigation area, an environmental impact study.

Western Australia Public Works Department, Perth, pp 3–4 Google Scholar Rockwater () The separation of fresh groundwater resources along the Gascoyne River by the rocky pool : L. Leonhard, K. Burton, N. Milligan. The area is located within the Gascoyne groundwater area and extends into the Pilbara groundwater area.

Water resources. The main water resource in the area is the Birdrong Sandstone aquifer. CARNARVON MINISTERIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT 4 BULK IRRIGATION WATER SUPPLY - GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF SYSTEM CMAC, with full support of the Cooperatives, has established two important principles for the operation and management of the irrigation system, these being: Equitable supply.

The Gascoyne River started flowing through the farming community of Carnarvon on Sunday, February 5 and reached a level on Friday that triggered the unrestricted pumping.

WATER SERVICES ACT CARNARVON OPERATING AREA NON-POTABLE WATER SUPPLY AND IRRIGATION SERVICES LICENSEE: Gascoyne Water Co-operative Ltd. Title: Operating Area Map No.

OWR-OAD - WL - Gascoyne Water Cooperative(2) (GWAMCO) and the Gascoyne Water Cooperative (GWC); Water resource management through the Lower Gascoyne water allocation plan (); and Water supply and associated agreements.

This document provides a summary of current Government positions and policies on the Carnarvon irrigation area that have developed over the last 15 years.

Water Supply Island for public water supply forced the gazetting and subsequent development of groundwater resources within the Carnarvon Water Reserve (Figure 2). Figure 2: Lower Gascoyne River, groundwater management areas.

As a management tool, the .Carnarvon irrigators will have access to unrestricted pumping from the Gascoyne River and Riverbed Sands aquifer, after water began flowing at Carnarvon’s 9 Mile Bridge.

A Department of Water and Environmental Regulation spokeswoman said river flows of m were first recorded.This work will improve the water supply to the northern region of Geraldton from the Allanooka water supply main.

Gascoyne. We have expanded groundwater sources that supply Exmouth and equipped the Southern borefield with solar energy.

This has increased the capacity of the borefield to produce an additionallitres of water each day.