Cockatoo Sands - Ord River Scheme

HydroPlan was engaged by the Western Australian Department of Agriculture in 2008 to prepare a preliminary capital cost estimate to construct the supply infrastructure for a large scale pressurised irrigation system to extend the Ord River Scheme near Kununurra in the North of Western Australia.

The Department of Agriculture provided HydroPlan with the monthly crop water requirements of sugar cane and cotton. HydroPlan supplied estimated capital costs based on a system which could deliver the required peak demands based on the full 10,000 ha. 

The water supply for the mining town of Alyangula on