Earlier this month most of Goulburn Broken region had a few very large rain storms. Whilst driving in to do the shopping I noticed many dams overflowing, some with water breaking through their walls.
Dams need maintenance to preserve their integrity. There are important measures that landholders can take to assess their dams capability - click link here for virtual instructions from Agriculture Victoria (AgVic) expert Kerri Goschnick.
With dams full, now is the time to estimate how long the water will last for the stock that you have, especially coming into the summer months. Noting that in summer you can have up to 8-10mm evaporation per day. Click here for a summer water calculator developed by AgVic.