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Posted by Luke Ariston over 10 years ago

Building a dam in a small valley



After waiting for over a year for the loader to come to build the dam, we lost patience.  A loader came in this week and spent 40 hours moving dirt around. The dam is finally built.  Now we await the rain!

The wall is 4m, spillway at 3m.  Hopefully it will fill up with the early wet season rains.  We now need to plan how we are going to vegetate.  It looks a bit messy for now.  When we get rain, the dust will settle and we can plan what next.  We've put in a few shelves at the water edge with the top soil to grow shade trees and food.  

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