Farm Water Calculator: the annual balance

The farm water calculator can be used to to:

Personal monitoring of farm water use, storage and supplies should be done in conjunction with this tool, to provide a more accurate picture of the situation.

Two methods for monitoring are:

Method 1: Using a bucket/barrel of known volume and a stop watch to measure the flow rate*. You will also need to know how long each outlet that uses water runs for.

Method 2: If there is a water tank used for storage, then volumes of water used and/or supplied can be estimated using tank volumes*.

The calculations relies on 'field measurements' of on-farm water storages and supplies. For assistance with these measurements, please refer to the field measurements guide.

This information may be of assistance to you but the State of Victoria and its officers do not guarantee that the information is without flaws of any kind or is wholly appropriate for your particular purpose and therefore disclaims all liability for any error, loss or other consequence which may arise from you relying on this information.

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