Secondary measurement devices for floodplain harvesting
Continue to floodplain harvest if your primary meter fails
If you hold a floodplain harvesting licence, you can install an optional secondary metering device. A secondary device acts as your back-up system and will allow you to floodplain harvest:
- before the primary metering equipment rollout date, which is 12 months from water being credited to your floodplain harvesting access licence account.
- if your primary metering equipment is faulty.
The Secondary Metering Devices Guideline (PDF, 371KB) has more information and guidance on gauge board installation.
The table below lists all approved secondary metering devices. Secondary metering devices must be validated by a duly qualified person
Secondary metering devices for floodplain harvesting
Device make and model
No specific make or model, but must meet Australian standards (AS 3778.6.5, s 7.1)
Other automated systems
All secondary devices must be installed in line with the: