Water planning workshop headed to Natte Yallock

Thinking about tanks, pipes and troughs in the approach to summer? Then attend the upcoming farm water planning workshop in Natte Yallock.

Happening on August 30, Agriculture Victoria regional manager Belinda Pritchard said the workshop is for people who are planning a reticulation system to bolster their farm water supplies and ensure the correct flow rate arrives where it is needed.

Ms Pritchard said the workshop will cover a number of aspects related to farm water planning, including understanding farm water requirements — how much

water might be needed for your property, the process involved in locating main storage tanks, troughs and pipelines, basic reticulation principles including head pressure and pipe friction and the process and next steps in developing a detailed reticulation design.

The workshop is taking place at the Natte Yallock Recreation Reserve, Reserve Road, Natte Yallock on Friday, August 30.

Registrations are from 9.15 am for a prompt 9.30 am start. Workshops are expected to be completed by 12.30 pm.

RSVP by Wednesday, August 28 (to assist with catering) to Martin

Hamilton (Agriculture Victoria, Bendigo) on 5430-4802, 0429 946 149, email [email protected] v.au, or Belinda Pritchard (Agriculture Victoria, Maryborough) on 5461-0826, 0408 342 593 or email [email protected] ov.au.

For more on this story see Page 15 of The Advertiser, Friday, August 16


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