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Greetings Permies,

Whenever the topic of moving water around on a property, (reverse siphoning, for example,) comes up, my ignorance frustrates me.

Are there are any good resources out there for familiarizing one's self with basic equipment, techniques, terminologies and so on associated with ponds, swales, pipelines, greywater systems, etc?

I have two of Art Ludwig's books on water storage and greywater systems, but I'm still struggling to get my head around larger scale techniques.
 
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"Water for Every Farm" by PA Yeomans, about siting and building dams/ponds, keyline planning, sheet irrigating from swales, tons of information. http://www.keyline.com.au/

A couple more Yeomans' books here: http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/01aglibwelcome.html

For small-scale rain harvesting earthworks "Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Volume 2" by Brad Lancaster http://www.harvestingrainwater.com/books/volume2/

Rain harvesting manual: www.twdb.state.tx.us/.../​RainwaterHarvestingManual_​3rdedition.pdf

More small scale rain management info: http://drylandsolutions.com/

Some helpful videos:

Keyline Design at the Beach (1) Darren Doherty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsWKyv9Hbak

Brad Lancaster Watershed Demonstration on the Beach http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QajbnQN9vvY

Brad Lancaster demo: Learn how to build a Berm with a bunyip water level http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNnFknvSaMc&feature=relmfu

Small Dam/Pond Installation by Geoff Lawton on October 2011 Earthworks Course http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E79C9tdcgEA
 
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