Medieval aqueducts help beat dry spells in the Indian state of Karnataka, as Sanjoy Majumder reports.
Urban Rainwater Harvesting and Management
May 27 & 28, 2017
Come join Andrea Rocchio (Water Harvesting Canada) and Christian VanSchepen (The UrbanFarm) to learn more about Urban Rainwater Harvesting.
During this informative 2-day workshop you learn the best practices for residential rainwater harvesting as well as guidelines for planning and implementing your own system.
This comprehensive course covers the theoretical knowledge behind urban rainwater harvesting as well as the practical applications of building rainwater harvesting systems.
Attendees are encouraged to bring site elevation drawings of their own residences for the purpose of planning a rainwater system for personal use.
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The URBANFARM Permaculture Project is a Calgary demonstration garden & workshop designed to promote urban agriculture and sustainable food production.
As cities across Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes continue to grapple with the effects of heavy rainfall and severe flooding over the past week, a number of municipalities have released helpful maps detailing road closures, water levels and relief efforts to help residents navigate the emergency.
Regulators have not defined safe levels of neonicotinoids in drinking water, in part because the chemicals are relatively new.
A swale is one of those permaculture terms that probably gets thrown around to readily (or inaccurately) and perhaps implemented irresponsibly. Only a few years into my permaculture career, I have certainly been guilty of this, and I have distinct memories of mistakes I made with regards to both att…