Dams, catchments, soils, Western Australia
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A GOOD farm dam is a valuable asset, and well worth its cost, but there are many aspects to consider when a new dam is required. Careful planning with adequate testing and checking will help to get the best value for money and reduce the chance of costly failures.
This article discusses these aspects in relation to the excavated earth tank type of dam.
Watson, J E. and Grasby, J. C.
"Planning new farm dams : excavated earth tanks,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 5:
9, Article 2.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol5/iss9/2