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Dams

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11/04/2018

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Section 175 guidance
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Description

Dam owners, contractors and councils have obligations to ensure dams are safe.

Scope

A dam is defined in section seven of the Building Act 2004.

A dam:

(a) means an artificial barrier, and its appurtenant structures that:

(i) is constructed to hold back water or other fluid under constant pressure so as to form a reservoir

(ii) is used for the storage, control, or diversion of water or other fluid

(b) includes:

(i) a flood control dam

(ii) a natural feature that has been significantly modified to function as a dam

(iii) a canal

(c) but does not include a stopbank designed to control floodwaters.

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Dam owners, contractors and councils have obligations to ensure dams are safe.

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