July 30, 2015

The new water meter.
Across our irrigation district the dethridge water wheels that have been in place since the scheme’s development in the 1940’s are gradually being replaced. These wheels, seen here and here, measured the water as it came onto each farm. This new slip meter syphon replaces two wheels.


July 28, 2015

Deep ripping & cultivating in preparation for lucerne (alfalfa) sowing.