[permaculture] Techniques for capturing moisture
roxann at ancientearthwisdom.com
Wed Jul 12 17:34:55 EDT 2006
"dimpled" meaning like a golf ball...the golf balls can travel through the air at faster speeds because of the dimples (the indentations on the surface), and in the article I was reading it said that depressions on the surface of the metal would affect the condensation by creating tiny microclimates at the dimple sites. i wish i could remember the location of that article!
> -------Original Message-------
> 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?
> >-----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.
> >> -------Original Message-------
> >> From: jedd <jedd at progsoc.org>
> >> Subject: Re: [permaculture] Techniques for capturing moisture
> >> Sent: 12 Jul '06 15:54
> >> 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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