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Swale on contour

Swale on Contour Swale on contour (pictured left) between nitrogen fixing trees and date palms at the gently sloping Greening the Desert site in Jordan. The line of trees to the right of the photo marks another swale. Synonyms: banquette, berm and basin Category: Water management Swale on contour is used to control and capture […]

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