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Weekly Irrigation Requirements

Friday 16 March 2018
Weekly Irrigation Requirement$ Summary – Driving Water Productivity
This update provides ‘reference evapotranspiration’ (ETo) data to assist with improved irrigation scheduling.
This Irrigation Scheduling Tool helps you determine the most productive timing for the next irrigation for your unique circumstances.
Irrigation commentary
Water requirements

Daily water requirements (ETo) over the past […]

GMID Seasonal determinations and Risk of spill

Every season, entitlement holders who hold high and low-reliability water shares receive a percentage of those shares.
The percentage depends on seasonal conditions and the volume of water held in the storage that is available to distribute – this percentage of the shares is called a seasonal determination.
Seasonal determinations are updated […]

Maintaining a drip irrigation system for perennial horticulture

Irrigation systems only operate well if properly maintained. This is especially important for drip irrigation, as it is difficult to detect problems before crop health problems become obvious.
The most common problems with drip irrigation are:

emitter clogging
dripper component deterioration
system pressure mismanagement.

Regular maintenance and monitoring is the best way to identify and […]