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Water Conservation Through Good Design: A Guide for Planners, Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects, and Land Managers


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Describes how to use landscape and building design to harvest rainfall and advises on irrigation systems, lawns, plant selection and salinity management. Water Conservation; Water Harvesting; Climate; Soil/Plant Systems; Landscaping; Irrigation Plant; Lawns; Salinity; Plants; Western Australia. WAWRC, Perth, 1986, ISBN 0724468307, 133p: figures, photographs, tables, references; 24.5 cm. Western Australian Water Resources Council publication No. WRC 4/86. arid areas available water capacity bore water C.J. Nicholson car parks clay soils climate cost crop factor cubic metres cyclones damage Department of Agriculture divertible domestic water drainage drains environments erosion evaporation ratefertiliser grass groundcover groundwater Harvesting Design Details irrigation irrigation system irrigation water Karratha kilolitreslandscape planning landscaped areas lawn areas leaching loam maintain maintenance Managing Soil Salinity McAtee Microirrigationmilligrams per litre millimetres million cubic metres minimise moisture mulching native plants organic matter paved areas PerthPilbara plant growth Plant Selection planted areas rain recharge reduce roofs salinity problems salts sands Selection and Management shrubssodic soils soil pH soil salinity soil structure soil type soil water species sports fields sprinklers stones stormwaterstormwater runoff subsoil surface topsoil trees vegetation water conservation water cycle Water Harvesting Design water needswater requirements water supply Western Australia wind windy conditions. pp. ix 133p: figures, photographs, tables, references; 24.5 cm.

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Number of pagesx, 133p: figures, photographs, tables, references; 24.5 cm.
PublisherWestern Australian Water Resources Council
Year Published1986
Book Condition

VG+ (Very Good plus)

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