[permaculture] Re:rainwater

Marimike6 at cs.com Marimike6 at cs.com
Wed Dec 3 10:52:08 EST 2003


In a message dated 12/3/2003 5:42:26 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
wwooftaiwan at hotmail.com writes: 
> Taiwan has an enormous rainfall of 2,500mm per year, yet we still 
> experience droughts every year because people don't know how or why to catch the 
> rains.
> 
>  Meng Lei

How and where to build catchment basins would seem to be the ideal thing to 
teach the small-farming community. Is there any movement at this time to do so? 
This would seem to be a great way to reclaim lands already gullied out by 
erosion.

M. Elvin
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