Miles Flansburg wrote:Looks like a good plan. Just be sure that the dam doesn't wash out in a large water event.
Running the road on contour allows you to move any water that does over flow the dam, along the swale all across your land.
In this case all the way to your homesite. The water soaks in and your plants gain that water.
How much water do you get there?
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