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Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
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Water  a permaculture approach
Water  a permaculture approach
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Water a permaculture approach

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What is a watershed, how do you capture and store water, what about ponds, swales and other techniques. In this slideshow learn about different permaculture approaches to water storage and health.

What is a watershed, how do you capture and store water, what about ponds, swales and other techniques. In this slideshow learn about different permaculture approaches to water storage and health.

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  • 1. Rainwater Harvesting Slow it, spread it, sink it Lisa DePiano, mobile design lab Monday, November 11, 13
  • 2. Global Distribution of water 70 % of the Planet is Water of this 97% is saline of this total water, 75% is locked up in ice and 13.5% is in deep underground aquifers This leaves us with only 1/8 % of fresh available water! Monday, November 11, 13
  • 3. Water as Oil 31 countries are now facing water scarcity & 1 Billion people lack access to clean drinking water- UN World Bank estimates that by 2025, 2/3 of the worlds population will suffer from lack of clean drinking water Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 6. US water Quality 37% of rivers and streams are unfishable, unswimable and 50% of lakes and ponds EPA fish consumption advisory- do not eat fish caught in any water body There have been more than a half million clean water violations, by more than 23,000 companies, over the past five years- ny times Less than 3% of all clean water act violations result in significant fine or penalty- ny times Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 10. Start from the top of the watershed Smaller changes up above make a huge difference Avoid “end of the tailpipe solutions” Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 13. Guidelines for Water Har vesting Start at the top of the watershed Small and simple Manage overflow as a resource Spread and infiltrate water flow Maximize ground cover Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 15. Slow it Spread It Sink It Water flows from source to sink Slow it down, spread it out, sink it into the ground Earth is the cheapest storage Monday, November 11, 13
  • 16. Combined Sewer Overflow Monday, November 11, 13
  • 17. From Convex-Concave Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 19. Slimline Tanks Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 26. Sizing your Cistern • Square ft. of catchment area x inches of rain x .6= # of gallons 1,000 ft x 2 inches x .6 = 1,200 gallons Runoff coeffienct= .80 for roofs .2 landscaped beds/grass Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 28. High in the landscape • • • Monday, November 11, 13 Use gravity instead of pumps .43 psi/ ft above At least 2.5 feet above for garden hoses 1 psi
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  • 32. Flow Forms Monday, November 11, 13
  • 33. Ponds Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 35. Where Water Runs we Make it walk Swales Check Dams Laying organic matter on contour Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 43. Seattle: SEA streets Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 48. Keyline Design and Cultivation Monday, November 11, 13
  • 49. Slide Courtesy of Darren Doherty Monday, November 11, 13
  • 50. Seedbox Depth Adjustment Coulter Shank Monday, November 11, 13
  • 51. Slide Courtesy of Darren Doherty Monday, November 11, 13
  • 52. From Permaculture - A Designer’s Manual Monday, November 11, 13
  • 53. Chinampas Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 57. Resources • Rainwater Har vesting for DrylandsBrad Lancaster • Creating Rain Gardens- Woelfe • Vermont Rain Garden Manuel • www.permaculturefeast.org • www.mobiledesignlab.org Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 59. Ram Pump Monday, November 11, 13
  • 60. Ram Pump Monday, November 11, 13
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  • 68. Solar Shower Monday, November 11, 13

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