Dam Clean Outs, Construction & Extending Blytheswood-Pinjarra-Meelon-Oakley
Clean out dams for silt build up, silt is a granular material consisting of sand and clay, silt can cause erosion of the dam, so removal of the silt material is required, this will allow more water volume in the dam.
Construction of dams of any size and this is how:
Determine the water required each day (per litre), also remember evaporation and seepage losses per day occurs as well. The size and where the dam will be constructed. Construct the Dam during the dry season. Council approval is required so check with your local council before constructing. Strip topsoil because it contains organic matter (such as roots) which prevents proper compaction and may provide seepage routes (piping) once the organic matter has decayed.
Extending Dams and Repairs
If you require your dam to be extending