Story: Water resources

Irrigated fields (1st of 2)

Irrigated fields

This greener circular area in the dry lands of the Raggedy Range, Central Otago, is not an alien crop circle but rather shows the dramatic effects a circular irrigator can have on pasture growth.

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Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, 'Water resources - Managing water resources', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 March 2023)

Story by Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, published 24 Nov 2008