Beau Davidson wrote:How much of a grade is required for a spring terrace to function? Is it a dramatically-sloped-land only sort of technique?
Dave Dahlsrud wrote:With all things being equal on a project like this (I e. appropriate soil conditions, etc) would it be best to install terraces on the shorter &steeper vs longer w/ less slope aspect of the property? The property I'm working on is approx 336 ft by 660 ft, just trying to develop enough water flow to establish and orchard. Similar climate as Missoula but less heat in the summer/ cold in the winter.
Peter Chan wrote:This concept is very new to me. Why do you need terraces? Why not just install a pipe on the second (bottom) half of a hill?
Michael Cox wrote:Is the objective to get a set of these built at the labs? I'm really keen to learn how this turns out. I'm not aware of anyone other than Sepp trying this and getting good results. I worry that his write up may be a quirk of his geology.