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These notes provide information on many components of water harvesting storage systems designed for use in semi-arid areas. The notion of a water harvesting and storage system is deliberately emphasised. No single design component can be considered in isolation if the goal of a drought-proof water supply is to be achieved.
A drought-proof surface water supply is achieved by integrating the many design components of a water harvesting/storage system into a practical plan.
Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Dams, Water conservation, Water supply, Design, Semi-arid zones, Water harvesting
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Addison, J S, Law, R J, and Eliot, G B. (2003), Dam design for pastoral stock water supplies. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Bulletin 4576, 20p.