Stone Dam Factsheet

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Summary: A factsheet on how and why stone dams are used.

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Stone dams are permeable gully blocks constructed from piles of stone, airlifted into place using underslung hoppers or dumpy bags and re-profiled by hand. Once stabilised they can be re-vegetated. Read this factsheet to find out more.

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Keywords: Dams; Natural flood management; Moorland management; Water resources; Hydrology; flood risk

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