Building a farm dam

A dam is not just a hole in the ground - it is a water storage structure requiring design, survey and construction.

Date
1 January 1997
Publisher
Department of Land and Water Conservation
Type
Publication
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 0 7310 2949 6
  • ID H2/97
  • File PDF 0.4MB
  • Pages 4
  • Name building-farm-dam.pdf
To be effective, a dam wall must remain stable during large storm events and the soil must be relatively impermeable to minimise seepage loss. Consent may be required from your local council, and if so, a Development Application must be lodged.