Horstail Falls
Yosemite National Park of the United States is famous for its natural landscapes, among which the Horstayl Waterfall is particularly notable, which means “Horsetail” in Russian. The only waterfall in…

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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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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

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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Great Potomac Falls
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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The composition of the model project for the pool
It is difficult to meet a man who would refuse to swim in the pool. Bathing in reservoirs is possible only in the summer, and for this purpose it is…

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