[permaculture] Conserving water in ponds

Robert Waldrop bwaldrop at cox.net
Wed Aug 27 10:08:49 EDT 2008

Other ideas about mitigation strategies would be 
helpful too.  RMW

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From: "Robert Waldrop" <bwaldrop at cox.net>
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Subject: [permaculture] Conserving water in ponds

>A report has recently been released by the
> Oklahoma Climatological Survey predicting that 
> as
> a result of climate change, droughts in Oklahoma
> will increase in frequency and severity.  As a
> result, there is a discussion going on among the
> producers-members of the Oklahoma Food Coop over
> mitigation strategies.  One issue that has come 
> up
> is "conserving water in ponds", presumably by
> reducing evaporation.
> Any thoughts about that?  Would aquatic plants
> that cover the surface of the water help?
> Bob Waldrop, OKC
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