[permaculture] Techniques for capturing moisture

sinergyinaction at netscape.net sinergyinaction at netscape.net
Wed Jul 12 17:31:43 EDT 2006


Hi Graham
well it's quite damp and sticky these days in Barcelona but not enough I think to be able
to collect water like this...but may be I should have a go, you never know!
It's some friends property down south
All the best
Antonio
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Graham <grahamburnett at blueyonder.co.uk>
To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 22:26:08 +0100
Subject: Re: [permaculture] Techniques for capturing moisture


Out of interest, is this for the yard of the wholefood distribution 
co-op that you took me to visit in Barcelona? My Manu Chao albums will 
always remind me of that afternoon!

sinergyinaction at netscape.net wrote:

>Yes, I was considering something on these lines, like putting a large metal 
funnel-like sheets
>on top of a big container or somewhere near a rainfall collecting tank, which 
in this period of no
>precipitations might benefit from additional water "out ofthe thin air"
> 
>I am not sure what "dimpled" means in this context though...(sorry English is 
not my native
>language) can you please  explain?
>Cheers
>Antonio
> 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: roxann <roxann at ancientearthwisdom.com>
>To: permaculture <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Sent: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 18:15:37 +0000
>Subject: Re: [permaculture] Techniques for capturing moisture
>
>
>i just read the other day that dimpled sheet metal will create microclimates 
>that are more efficient at condensing water than plain flat metal or corrogated 

>metal. i've been thinking of making large funnels from flashing or something 
>metal to condense water at night for my pumpkin plant. it hasn't been raining 
>often enough here lately.
>
>roxann
>
>
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>
>> -------Original Message-------
>> From: jedd <jedd at progsoc.org>
>> Subject: Re: [permaculture] Techniques for capturing moisture
>> Sent: 12 Jul '06 15:54
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>> On Thursday 13 July 2006 1:30 am, sinergyinaction at netscape.net wrote:
>> ] how is it possible to catch and store humidity from air (not rainfall!)?
>> ] Any ideas or experiences?
>>
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