Water: our problem

Australia, 1962

Film
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Episode of Series “Australia today”.
Illustrates our dependence on water and our inability to exist without it. Tells why Australia has water shortages and what is being done to irrigate the great inland tracts from mountainous regions of heavy snowfall and abundant rains. Australia has the largest artesian basin in the world, from which thousands of square miles have been made productive. Scientific progress has been made in the fields of rainmaking by chemical cloud dusting, and desalination of sea water.

Credits

director

Joe Scully

co-producer

John Martin-Jones

Lee Robinson

Maslyn Williams

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:27:27:00

Colour

Black and White

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