21 swale Ideabooks

Landscaping Tricks to Manage Stormwater Runoff
"gradual swale. Dry basement. :) Tip for hot weather: put wet washcloth in freezer... follow the swale, and not permeate the soil near the house. It is essential that the... lined swales direct water around the house, while a large gravel drainage field behind... into the swales. Each element of the new landscape serves multiple purposes - for example..."
Think Like an Architect: Know Your Homesite for a Great Design
"creek" swale that I created at my house (image below). That swale carries a large... the size swale required (depth x width dimensions and side slope) to carry the design..."
Renowned Architects Give Artworks a Minimalist New Home
"parking lot swales are check dams doing double duty as bridges. They slow down the water... traverse the swales...though I can't recall if the bridge used one of those concrete dams... parallel swales for storm water management. Not only do the swales reduce runoff into... traverse the swales to allow access from the parking area to the building. The west end..."
Easy Ways to Manage Stormwater for Lower Bills and a Healthier Earth
"incorporates swales (spelled correctly?) that guide rain, runoff water away from the home... into the swale along the path. Of course all of your comments are true about path..."
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