How do I test water salinity?


Measuring water salinity will indicate if it is safe to use the water for irrigation. You may be limiting plant growth and importing salts onto your farm without realising the cause.

Measuring groundwater salinity will show how salty your surface soil is likely to become if the watertable rises close to the surface. This documents explains the steps involved.


Factsheet Number 4 ISSN 1 325-4448

Published: Oct 2000