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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.
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Construction, Dams, Maintenance, Farms, Hydraulic engineering, Watersheds, Western Australia.
Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering | Construction Engineering | Water Resource Management
Stanton, D. (2005), Farm dams in Western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4609.