The West Coast Region (Te Kaunihera Whakakotahi o Te Tai Poutini)
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This tool advises farmers in the Lake Brunner catchment whether or not it is suitable for irrigating dairy effluent onto paddocks. The tool is not predictive because it is based on previous climatic conditions. So farmers will need to check for upcoming rain events prior to irrigating effluent. Check the web links for rainfall predictions.
For background information on the Lake Brunner dairy Effluent Scheduling Tool please click here.
Some criteria for use are:
Tool Updated Hourly
No irrigation: There is no soil water deficit.
Effluent will not be retained by soil.
Allowable: Not ideal but adequate for irrigation
Ideal for irrigation: Soil water deficit is
over 10 mm.
All Inchbonnie weather station information can be