Dams are the maximum critical component of the infrastructure. They preserve and store water that’s similarly applied for an agricultural and commercial purpose. Dams additionally assist in withinside the manufacturing of electricity. For building dams, heavy Machines are required which as Bulldozer with Blade and Ripper, Bulldozer with Hydraulic Scraper, Crusher Loaders Dumpers Sheepsfoot Roller, etc.
Dams usually constructed across rivers to hold back and contain water in a lake or reservoir and are usually built using concrete, or natural materials such as earth and rock. Dam construction is often complex and requires a wide range of professionals and machinery. Bulldozers are used intensively for material pushing land leveling along with Excavators and Rollers.
Dam is constructed for one or more of the following purposes:
• Storage of water for urban supply
• storage of water for farm irrigation
• flood mitigation
Types of Dams
The first three can be sub-grouped as embankment dams whilst there are also several different types of concrete dams:
• Embankment – earth – earth and rock – rock
• concrete – solid gravity – concrete arch – arch-gravity – hollow gravity.
The word “bulldozer” is sometimes used accurately for other similar construction vehicles such as a large front loader.