Swale Question

Claude Genest genest at together.net
Wed May 30 21:19:21 EDT 2001

Does any one have any info/Stats on the extent to which replenishing
groundwater by way of swales/berms increases soil fertility ?

What I'm looking for is better comebacks to the people who insist that in
Northern Vermont, with its 30 plus inches of rain a year, earthworks are

Bill's comment that it's not how much rain falls, but how much STAYS is
mighty useful, but I need more, More, MORE I tell you !

Thanks all,


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