The Garden Guide

Book: Landscape Planning and Environmental Impact Design: from EIA to EID
Chapter: Chapter 7 Agriculture, farming and countryside policy

Farm ponds and water storage

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A great number of new farm ponds are required. Traditionally, farm ponds have been used for fishing, ducks and irrigation water. These uses can continue, but the new generation of ponds will have a special role in the detention and infiltration of surface water runoff.