There are a range of water sources used for irrigation. These include surface water, groundwater and recycled water. For more information on the use and management of these water sources click here.
The monitoring of water volumes, water use and quality are a critical part of good irrigation management. For more information on monitoring within irrigated farming systems click here.
It is important for irrigators to monitor the quality of irrigation water they are using, and consider the consquence of water quality on their crops and soils. This has become increasingly important as the availability of good quality irrigation water decreases. For more information on water quality click here.