Desilting Dry Dams

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development WA

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Desilting affected dams will reduce the likelihood of aquatic weeds and algal blooms, increase storage volume and prolong the life of the dam structure. Having a silt trap will prevent your dam from clogging up with silt and other organic material.

This web page explains how to remove silt from your dam, how to dispose of the silt, and how to instal a silt trap.

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