Irrigation

Artificial glaciers to combat drought in the Tibetan high desert

In the news section at http://icestupa.org/ you can find pictures of the 5000 trees they planted and watered with water from the melting glacier.  What a fascinating project! If we could only store at least some of the water that runs off during monsoon season.  This year we got much more rain than usual (everything’s …

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Irrigation – drainage – water harvesting – permaculture

During the last storm a couple weeks ago we watched Greening the Desert and several other videos on water harvesting and swales. We had been hoping for snow, but didn’t even get as much rain as was forecast.  I read in the Meadview Monitor that the rain seems to stop at the cattle guard.  It …

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