The most poisonous waters of the planet
Water occupies more than two thirds of the surfaces of our planet. It is the basis of the life of all biological creatures on Earth. It is considered to be…

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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,…

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Features

What is a waterfall

“A waterfall is a drop in water in a river from a ledge crossing a river bed. Unlike river rapids, a sharp drop in the height of the river bottom and a sheer drop are characteristic of waterfalls”
Other sources say in the same vein “to find out what a waterfall is, study what a river is”, although in most cases everything is, in my opinion, just the opposite: “to find out what a river is, you need to know what a waterfall is “. Continue reading

Types of water supply

Types of food ponds. The type of water supply is one of the main indicators characterizing the features of the design and functioning of the reservoir. Four main types of water supply are common: surface runoff, groundwater, forced filling of reservoirs-digging from a guaranteed source of water supply and a combined diet.
Surface runoff is the main type of water supply of all dam reservoirs. The difference lies only in the ratio of the volumes of the basin of the reservoir and the volumes of the flow. With a significant excess of flow volumes, it is possible to create a cascade of reservoirs located on the same watercourse. Continue reading

Water location

Depending on the location on the relief, in the riverbed, floodplain all water bodies are divided:
• on reservoirs on the relief (basically, these are reservoirs-digging), which, in accordance with the structure of the relief, can be channel, floodplain, slope and watershed. If we consider a section of the relief along the slope from the watershed to the river bed and the stream, we can distinguish its elements such as the watershed, the slope with terraces above the floodplain, the floodplain of a river or stream and the channel;
• reservoirs in river beds, which, in turn, are subdivided into channel channels and dams. Continue reading

Construction of artificial ponds
Construction of artificial ponds An artificial pond in the garden or at the dacha can serve as a landscape decorative element as well as for practical purposes, for example, used…

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The unique Bigar waterfall in the west of Romania
One of the most mysterious, picturesque, unusual and unique natural parts of Romania can be called Bigar waterfall. The uniqueness of this natural wonder is not in power or impressive…

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Pool construction
Most recently, a private pool was associated with a certain status of its owner, prestige and luxury. Today, the construction of swimming pools on the territory of a country house…

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Benevskie or Elomovskie waterfalls in the Primorsky Territory of Russia
The beginning of these famous picturesque water cascades of the Primorsky Territory are taken from the Przhevalsky ridge, which is located between the two mountain rivers Partizanskaya and Kievka. One…

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