Thursday, March 22 at 7pm at Peace Cafe, 2239 S. King St., Honolulu
Enjoy a delicious meal at Peace and enjoy this very relevant film.
Join Geoff Lawton as he designs and builds a dam and swale system on a client's small acre farm. Every detail is covered as we watch Geoff and his students build a water harvesting system using the design principles of Permaculture.
From the producers of "Greening the Desert". Instructional information, featuring Geoff Lawton consultation to build a dam and swale system on a client's small acre farm. It's like being there with him. We see problems arise and witness the solutions that Geoff devises to maximise 100% water retention on the property.
You will learn and understand many advanced concepts:
Inspecting at the site with Geoff
Surveying and understanding contours and problem areas
Planning the site using laser and dumpy levels
Connecting swales to maximise Water Harvesting
Briefing excavator drivers and what to look for
Clearing the site, subsoils and problem areas
Establishing the dam keyways, waterline level and freeboard
Building the dam and how not to collapse it
Spillways and diversion channels, and much more...
A must see for any Permaculture student or property owner wishing to build their own dam and drought-proof their property!