Permaculture Earthworks Design Specialist

Earthworks Design & Installation

Permaculture Works can design, survey and install your water harvesting and storage systems giving you water security drought and flood proofing your site

Permaculture earthworks is the first step in Mainframe design installation, its what frame the site giving borders to work to and from.

Earthworks is the bones of a well-designed site, securing water hydrating the broader landscape and having standing water for reticulation systems for gardens, trees and stock.

some of our specialities are

  • Dam retrofits, repairing dams walls increasing volumes, creating more habitat for wild life, installing passive spillways
  • Connecting back-flood swales to dams increasing catchment for the dam and once the dam is full soaking the landscape
  • house sites with a difference creating earth-berms for wind and sun protection
  • constructing new dams giving a site high water or access across valleys or wet area’s
  • internal roads for your site that act as water harvesters to a  dam or a series of dams
  • terracing or benching for gardens or tree systems on difficult sites


Permaculture Works main designer and operator has years of experience in operating machines and working with earth movers having grown up around the earth-moving industry gives him a distinctive edge installing earthworks in very different climates from the Arid to the Wet/Dry tropics which has given David a wide range of experiences to draw on.


Crossing dam, check up 12 months on from installation

Crossing dam Morocco

permaculture design Morocco

Dam Retrofit Bonnie Doon Vic

dam retro fit

Swale System Wadeye NT

Taylors Flat NSW

Crossing dam

Feature Pond Tumut NSW

feature Pond

House Site Tatong Vic

earth berms

Contact us for any enquires you may have.

Course enquires please use the form on the courses page.

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