Story: Irrigation and drainage

Waitaki irrigation scheme

Waitaki irrigation scheme

Opened in October 2006, the Waitaki irrigation scheme covers 10,000 hectares in North Otago. It delivers water from the Waitaki River by pumps and gravity feed to 85 properties.

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Terry Heiler, 'Irrigation and drainage - Irrigation after 2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 August 2022)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008