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Portlandia Ecovillage Is A Giant Rainwater Sponge

Kailash Ecovillage in Portland, Oregon has transformed their 2 acres to absorb all of the rain that falls on it with an edible landscape, in a way that they give more water to their groundwater than they take from it via their well.

See here for a more extensive video on the Kailash Ecovillage.

And for still more, see the Kailash Ecovillage website

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