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Ok heres a thought. we've all seen a lot of threads on wells, gathering water from lakes and streams etc. So i was thinking, usually a dangerous thing i know, waaaaay back in the day when the western part of Canada was being homesteaded and farmed for the first time by white men there were many areas with deep water tables, no too near streams etc. many folks had property that was rolling or hilly so they made dams on the slopes that went across the face of the slope and had on the endssort of wing dams that went up hill till they faded into the hill creating a large catchment area to catch and hold water during the wet winters and springs also catching and holding snow melt for when the dry summers came and allowed them to water the stock, the primary stock at least in really dry years.

something to think about.

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