Reservoirs in landscape design
From the most ancient times, water was very important for people, as the source of all life on earth. Already in ancient times, people used artificial reservoirs for irrigation of…

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The greatest waterfalls of the Eastern Hemisphere
For the past several thousand years, more precisely 35 thousand years, these waterfalls exist in the United States. We are talking about the Great Falls of the Potomac (Great Falls…

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Reservoirs and their history

Now an artificial reservoir, a decorative pond on a private plot is a common phenomenon, but once it was a rarity and the privilege of very wealthy people. Decorative ponds, as well as swimming ponds, experienced their own ups and downs. Let us consider how the history of artificial reservoirs began.
From ancient times to the present day, mankind always lives near water, which is our source of life. Be sure to close to the settlements had to be a river, lake or other body of water. This is understandable, since with the help of water people solved most of their everyday problems. The running water of the rivers was used, for example, for mills, and the hostess washed clothes in running water. Water was used for swimming, for cooking and other household needs, which over time became more and more. Continue reading

The coastline of the reservoir.
  We make the coastline: pick up a few dozen stones of the same size and shape and lay them along the edge of the reservoir, like a string of…

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Sheet piling during the construction of ponds
There can be nothing better than a small private pond near the house. It will give originality to your site, will help to lighten the mood in the hours of…

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Alibek waterfall
Alibek waterfall - one of the largest and most spectacular waterfalls in Dombay, located in Karachay-Cherkessia (Russia). The height of the waterfall is more than 25 meters. The waterfall is…

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Wildlife reservoirs
The fauna of reservoirs in its habitat is divided into two main groups. The first is zooplankton, and the second is benthos. Zooplankton lives directly in the water column, and…

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