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Publication Date

1999

Series Number

4352

Abstract

These notes and illustrations have been compiled to assist earthmovers in the construction of circular excavated earth tank dams, with pipe inlets. Construction techniques tend to evolve over time, so the methods described in this publication will not be definitive, but, they may improve efficiency of construction in the interim. Although the example used in these notes refers to 10,000 m3 dams, the construction techniques, using a bulldozer, described here equally apply to dams of any volume of similar design. Only dimensions will vary. earthmovers using a scarper together with a bulldozer should be able to extract useful information from these notes.

Number of Pages

18

ISSN

1326-415X

Keywords

Western Australia, Construction, Building construction, Dams, Site preparation.

Disciplines

Environmental Engineering

Comments

"It is recommended that these notes be used in conjunction with ... Dam design and for pastoral water supplies, Bulletin 4281"

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Practical hints for the layout and construction of 10,000 m3 circular dams

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