Installing water meters at withdrawal points along the Orange river: The experience of the Karsten Group

By |2021-03-02T06:21:21+00:00September 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Karsten Group has several farms along the Orange river. Previously, we have focused on installing water meters at the pump stations of individual irrigation units on these farms. The water meters helped us to accurately monitor how much irrigation water goes to the different blocks. The meters also helped us to apply the

What does “water use efficiency” mean?

By |2021-03-02T06:21:29+00:00September 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Water use efficiency The term ‘’water use efficiency’’ is widely used and propagated in irrigation agriculture literature. Unfortunately, the term 'water use efficiency' is used in different meanings in the literature and by stakeholder groups in agriculture, creating confusion in discussions. Batchelor et al. (2017) in an FAO publication recommends that the term be avoided,

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