Water Harvesting

Australia, 1955

Film
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At the 400 acre Sydney University Animal Husbandry Farm at Badgery’s Creek an important experiment is being conducted into a system of internal irrigation known as water harvesting. Water is carried by contour drains and stored in earth dams. In dry periods, pastures are irrigated by mobile sprays and pumping equipment. Commentary by David Low.

Credits

producer

John Kingsford-Smith

production company

New South Wales. Milk Board

Kingcroft Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:21:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30239

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Irrigation farming - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sprinkler irrigation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Water in agriculture

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Sprinkler irrigation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-storage

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Watershed management

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Waterways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Inland water transportation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-storage

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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