What is sustainable irrigation?

We never allow our water use to exceed the annual renewable supply of water, whether from surface water or groundwater sources. We also ensure that the water used for irrigation never exceeds withdrawal amounts that would have negative impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.

In some cases, irrigated fields can have a positive impact on wildlife through availability of forage and feed. Irrigation ponds serve a dual purpose by providing additional habitat for wildlife.

Pivot irrigation at Mt Elephant, Australia.
Pull irrigation in Lithuania.
Sprinklers on pivot irrigation system.
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