Farm Dam Maintenance and Management – improving your water storage

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Date(s) - Friday, March 11, 2016
9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Earlston Fire Shed

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Date: Friday 11th March, 9:30am to 2:00pm – Location Earlston Fire Shed on Feltrim road. (Look out for Landcare signs)

Gecko Clan, in conjunction with Agricultural Victoria (Department of Economic Development), is running a short information session for farmers on farm dams & water.


Recent dry years have highlighted the importance of farm dams and the importance of stored water.

This field day will discuss maintenance, management issues and common problems

Other topics covered include:

  • Spillway/overflow and trickle pipe issues
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Wall leakage and deterioration
  • Vegetation management
  • Safety issues
  • Livestock management
  • Catchment management and cleaning out / de-silting.

This is a free event with lunch provided – Please RSVP by the 8th March to Kerri Robson on:

T: 5763 2465 M: 0418 140 710 Email: [email protected]

On farm water field day 11th March 2016

This project is supported by the Goulburn Broken CMA, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme