Water resources and agricultural development
Water supply and the settlement of rural and regional SA ()
This paper provides an overview of the major surface water conservation initiatives in South Australia from the 1860s to the present day. These schemes underpinned the development of towns and industries in country South Australia, and also led to the expansion of livestock industries through the provision of stock drinking water to farms.
History of the Murray-Darling Basin Initiative.
- Critical events for the Murray Darling Basin
- Irrigation development and management in the SA Riverland
Irrigation in the South East of South Australia
The South East is the largest, by area, of the irrigation areas in South Australia.
Pekina Creek Irrigation Scheme ()
One of the earliest irrigation schemes in South Australia, if not Australia. The main industry it supported was dairy.