Catching Rainwater in the Desert

Monday, 15th August 2016

This rain garden system in Arizona, USA, catches water through a series of berms, channels and a pond.

The pond water is then used to irrigate the crops in the drier periods.

This is an easy way to catch rainwater in arid climates.

Further resources

Building a rain garden

Gardening with Less Water

Managing drought in a Mediterranean climate

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