A guide to siting, design and construction
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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
This manual has been prepared to help practitioners design and construct small earth dams in rural areas. It reflects FAO’s and the author’s best judgement and knowledge on the subject. Every reasonable effort has been taken to ensure that the information contained in this manual is complete, accurate and correct. FAO declines responsibility for any error or omission and in no event shall FAO be liable for any loss of business or profit, or for any direct or indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any use of this manual. If users require engineering or other professional services, the assistance of an appropriate professional should be sought.
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Table of contents
Part I [332kb]
Part II [388kb]
Part III [260kb]
Part IV [1.977kb]
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