Air Solar Water & Rain Capture

Ease Water Scarcity around the work using Rain Capture

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Rain Capture Interactive Maps for Dam Placement

The index page for the list of currently available maps is  http://AirSolarWater.com/dem Dryland rain capture proven by the Ancient Aztec The Aztecs were able to survive and thrive in a very dry area by harvesting the seasonal rains.   They built low walls to capture runoff and silt.   Over time the reservoirs captured water…

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Improve Economic Prospects for Poor Rural Farmers

Small village farmers on Mauritius and Rodrigues Islands have been forced by water scarcity  to reduce the amount of land they can cultivate by 2/3  In some instances they have been forced to purchase expensive water from retailers bringing it around on carts. This has reduced their farm income and pushes them closer to poverty….

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Micro-Capture to increase food production in dryland areas

This article discusses a low cost way to increase the food production on desert and degraded lands while reducing the impact of droughts.  This is accomplished without increasing demand for ground water and can even help recharge the local aquifer.  This is accomplished by maximizing water retention on the land where rain water falls so…

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Reduce soil erosion & rivers lost to deforestation

This article discusses using micro-capture to mitigate damaged and water scarcity suffering caused by deforestation.    Deforestation can be the root cause behind many water scarcity situations.  The solution is applicable in larger context where micro-weirs can be used to provide a reliable water source for people suffering from water scarcity even in areas with…

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Farmer Suicide driven by accumulated debt from failed crops, drought and desertification

43.7 billion RS liability from farmer suicides in India can be prevented. Farmer suicides in India are well publicized but we have seen similar conditions all over the world including the Nagev desert and Africa.     The underlying debt problem is often aggravated by a combination of soil degradation,  drought, water scarcity,  mono-crops and expensive GMO seeds….

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Groundwater recharge using monsoon water redirection

I discovered  “Innovations in Groundwater recharge”  in a linked in thread “How to collect flood waters, to be used at a later date” .  I found the approach compelling and wanted to share it here.    During their tests it delivered substantial recharge of ground water levels that had been dropping during the prior decade.  The locations…

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Support Desert Wildlife and Bio-Diversity During Drought

Artificial Water sources can help desert wildlife survive during drought Water scarcity can make it difficult for animals to survive during hot summer months. Life becomes even more difficult during extended droughts due reduced food supply combined with dried out water holes.   Climate change is causing more severe droughts that last longer and occur…

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Grow Dryland reverse desertfication, provide food, improve economics

Restore degraded and desertified land without Increasing Ground water demand Desertification is difficult but solvable Desertification is essentially degradation of soil so it can not longer support viable crops.  This is often complicated by reduced amount of water caused by dropping aquifer’s, drought and altered rainfall patterns caused by climate change.  It can be further…

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Drought & Famine Mitigation in Arid Regions

AirSolarWater.com  Jan 2006 –  All Rights Reserved Around the world there is a lot of desert land that could be viable for agriculture but where there is inadequate water available to support the plant growth. We explore in this paper if it would be cost effective to reclaim some of this land using the Air…

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Reduce impact of drought on cattle and sheep ranching

A2WH Grow Dryland Reduces financial impact of drought on cattle ranching Air to Water Harvest Airsolarwater.com Impact of Drought on Ranchers Drought hurts ranchers and herders by reducing the food supply they depend on which forces them to either sell their animals at a discount or buy abnormally expensive food both of which increase their…

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Grow Dryland Provides Water to Start Trees on desert land

The Air Solar Water grow Dryland Unit is a highly effective way for farmers to get water to their trees. Farmers can now turn abandoned dried-out parcels into prosperous orchards or cattle feeding trees. Using our unit it will be easier for trees to grow deep roots in order for trees to survive the drought….

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Reclaim unproductive Desert Land while providing the poor with an economic chance

Reclaim unproductive Desert Land while providing the poor with an economic chance Reverse Desertification, Mitigate Soil Degradation, Improve ground water recharge, Reduce groundwater demand  A2WH (Air to Water Harvest) © A2WH.COM LLC Jan 2006 – All Rights Reserved 700 million people migrating by 2030 but we can prevent it Around the world there are over…

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Save farms during severe droughts

Save Farms and Ranches During Severe Droughts A2WH Air extraction water harvest device  – Farmers spend their entire lives building equity in their farm little by little. Their entire wealth is quite often tied up in the land and animals they run on that land.  Even successful farms run on slim margins so when if…

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Increase USA Drought Resilience using Air Solar Water Technology

Those of us living in the USA have for many years seen the re-occurring famine strike areas like Ethiopia where insufficient water has caused their crops to fail and natural vegetation to die off.    Unfortunately it appears that the risk of this kind of disastrous event is spreading into new parts of the world including…

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