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Publication Date

3-2005

Series Number

4609

Abstract

This bulletin provides practical information on the location and construction of dams on farms in Western Australia. Various types of dam, with diagrams and explanations, are included. Also discussed are the planning considerations, failures and problems, design, construction, maintenance, legal aspects, impacts and risks of dams.

Number of Pages

23

ISSN

1448-0352

Keywords

Construction, Dams, Maintenance, Farms, Hydraulic engineering, Watersheds, Western Australia.

Disciplines

Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Construction Engineering | Water Resource Management

Comments

Please check the DAFWA website for more current information on Excavated tanks (farm dams).

Farm dams in Western Australia

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