A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land – Water Harvesting from Low-Standard Rural Roads


“A road lies easily on the land if it is located on a landform where it can be readily and effectively drained (neither too steep nor too at); is functional when used as intended (class of vehicle, season and suitable weather conditions); has appropriate drainage features (closely spaced, properly situated and adequately maintained); preserves the natural drainage pattern of the landform; conserves water; does not cause or contribute to accelerated soil loss, lost productivity or water pollution; does not encroach on wetland or riparian areas; and is scenically pleasing. A road is not easy on the land if it collects, concentrates or accelerates surface or subsurface runoff; causes or contributes to soil erosion; impairs or reduces the productivity of adjacent lands or waters; wastes water; unnecessarily intrudes upon key habitats, stream channels, floodplains, wetlands, wet meadows or other sensitive soils; and is aesthetically offensive.” —Bill Zeedyk

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Weight 8.3 oz
Dimensions 12 × 9.5 × 0.25 in



Bill Zeedyk