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Al Baydha Project Water System, Part 1: Flash Floods

 
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This is so relevant to the situation on my land - we have two seasonal creeks that flood with approximately 120 acre feet of water ( approx 39 million gallons) per hour passing through the lower part of the land.  I'm really interested to see how you will deal with the flash floods at your project! 
 
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Stay tuned!  I'm glad you liked it!
 
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When you have that much water passing through you need some serious earthworks to slow it down!
 
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or lots and lots of small ones.
 
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hubert cumberdale wrote:
or lots and lots of small ones.



That is probably more feasible for us.    We've only been able to afford one infiltration basin built with earth-moving equipment.  The rest has to be done by hand probably.

 
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