Water lifting devices All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright owner. Applications for such permission, with a statement of the purpose and extent of the reproduction, should be addressed to the Director, Publications Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Via delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy. Preface Acknowledgements 1.1 Scope and purpose of this paper 1.2 The increasing importance of irrigation 1.3 Irrigation and the "Energy Crisis" 1.4 Small-scale irrigation and development 1.5 The choice of water lifting technique 2.1 General principles of water lifting 2.2 Outline of principles of small-scale irrigation 2.2.1 Irrigation water requirements 2.2.2 Nett irrigation requirement 2.2.3 Gross irrigation requirement 2.2.4 Pumping requirement 3.4 Rotary direct lift devices 4.2 Human power
Our Publications | The kindling Trust Please click on the title to view the publication Visioning Sustainable Food in Manchester in 2020 In preparation for Manchester's Climate Change Sustainable Food Steering Group meeting in April 2010, The Kindling Trust brought together a small focus group of sustainable food practitioners to vision the City's food sector in a decades time Finding a Sustainable Food System for Manchester Research carried out by Helen Woodcock, as part of an MSc in organic farming, to explore a successful trading model to increase access to sustainable fruit and vegetables in Greater Manchester. Increasing Access to Sustainable Food in Manchester Lessons From Co-Operatives, Organic School Food Initiatives and Communities in Spain, Catalunya, the Basque Country and Beyond Sustainable Fayre Report. A History of Feeding Manchester. New Smithfield Wholesale Market Report Report into Manchester's New Smithfield Wholesale Fruit & Vegetable Market (NSM) and its role in the city’s food supply
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3D-Printed Heart Could Be Beating in 10 Years An ambitious 3D-printed heart project aims to make a natural organ replacement for patients possible within a decade. But the researcher heading the effort also believes 3D-printing technology must harness the self-organizing power of biology to get the job done. The idea of a 3D-printed heart grown from a patient's own fat stem cells comes from Stuart Williams, executive and scientific director of the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute in Louisville, Ky. His lab has already begun developing the next generation of custom-built 3-D printers aimed at printing out a complete heart with all its parts -- heart muscle, blood vessels, heart valves and electrical tissue. 10 Amazing Parts Grown Outside the Body "We can print individual components of the heart, but we're building next-generation printers to build the heart from the bottom up," Williams said. "I took a step back and looked at my colleagues, and said, 'Why don’t we build it like a large airplane?'" Most Amazing Medical Breakthroughs
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GardenPool.org | How we turned an old backyard swimming pool into a self-sufficient garden in a desert city. re;char interview on Mashable Name: re:char Big Idea: Utilize organic waste to create carbon-negative charcoal, a substance that pulls CO2 from the air and helps crops grow taller and stronger. Why It's Working: Re:char's mission is about providing farmers — both at home and in developing countries such as Kenya — with conservation-oriented soil-boosting complexes that can double food output compared to traditional farming methods. How do you convince longtime traditional farmers that they could produce 200% more food every crop season if they mix their soil with specially-designed charcoal? "It's hard to get them to do anything out of their routine because it's very risky for them, especially when you're talking about their livelihood," says Aramburu. But once they saw the bountiful corn stalks that re:char could grow on Kenyan soil, they began to listen. The benefits of this charcoal are twofold: The chemical makeup of the biochar pulls carbon dioxide from the air and then feeds it back in the soil.
Bioremediation – An Advanced Strategy To Restore The Health Of Aquaculture Pond Ecosystems - engormix.com Aquaculture is concerned with 'the propagation and rearing of aquatic organisms under complete human control involving manipulation of atleast one stage of an aquatic organism's life before harvest, in order to increase its production'. Fish catches from the marine environment have been steadily declining in many parts of the world due to over-exploitation and pollution, making many people turning to aquaculture to improve the food production and to contribute for economic development. Aquaculture, has made encouraging progress in the past two decades producing significant quantities of food, income and employment. Aquaculture, particularly, shrimp like Penaeus monodon, Penaeus japonicus, Penaeus vannamei, prawn like Macrobrachium rosenbergii, and various fish species has extensively been practiced all along major water sources in Asia, the major contributor. Increased production is being achieved by expansion of culture areas and the use of modern methods. Bioremediation - Concept:
Aquarium Medications Part 4 | Organic Aquarium Treatments This all said, Pimafix is not for serious infections, so even though this is a good first response treatment (again with a possible combination with Melafix), I do NOT recommend Pimafix when the infection is serious or if Pimafix is not effecting a cure, a stronger medication such as Kanamycin, Minocycline or Nitrofurazone SHOULD be used. One caution I would offer for the use of Pimafix is for marine aquariums; although I have not observed any problems, human and other animal studies have shown that the active ingredient in Pimafix is highly toxic when ingested and since most marine fish drink the water around them to regulate osmotic pressure in their bodies, the potential of over use exists in marine aquaria. As well, I would most definitely not use with marine invertebrates! Another caution with Pimafix is that it contains refined Clove Oil (refined so as to dissolve in water). DOSAGE: Refer to Pimafix (link) instructions on how to use Pimafix About Melaleuca Possible Dangers:
Aquaculture Water Use, the USGS Water Science School As the label in the grocery store says, "Farm Raised Tilapia Fillets" are for sale. Yes, fish farming is big business and many people eat farm-raised fish and other seafoods. If you've never hear of fish farming, I must disappoint you and say that, no, fish are not farmed in the same manner as corn on stalks, but rather in large ponds. Fish farming is only one aspect of aquaculture. Aquaculture withdrawals for the Nation, 2005 During 2005, the estimated rate of freshwater withdrawn for aquaculture was 8,780 Mgal/d, or 9,840 thousand acre-feet per year, with surface water being the source of about 78 percent of the withdrawals. Aquaculture withdrawals, by State, 2005 Trout fingerlings in hatchery on Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation, Washoe County, Nevada.Credit: Ron Nichols, USDA NRCS. Idaho and North Carolina used the most water for aquaculture, about 40 percent of the total and about 50 percent of the surface-water withdrawals for aquaculture. Aquaculture water use, 2000
BUILDING YOUR SHIPPING CONTAINER HOME. | Residential Shipping Container Primer (RSCP™) Action It. Building a house is no small feet. Even a small one. There are thousands of materials, pieces, and tasks involved. Unless you are a builder or experienced it's intimidating. I. Finish construction documents for your shipping container home and submit to building authority for permitting. Submit construction documents to factory for pricing and engineering of container modules. Clarifications to building authority and factory as required . Get required permits from building authority. Submittal of construction documents to general and sub contractors. Execute purchase order of container modules from factory. II. Site Work Begin grading work including any required excavation for foundation, utilities, storm water management, and septic.Bring required utilities to site.Install septic system and any storm water management system if required. Foundation The foundation shown below is a typical slab on grade application for a 1000sf (three 40' containers) shipping container home design.
Constructed Wetlands - Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate Wetland Projects Since 2006, the ACT Government has developed a number of constructed wetlands toimprove Canberra's urban waterways. Flemington Ponds 1 and 2, Flemington Rd, Mitchell, Sullivans Creek Catchment - construction completed 2009 Banksia Street, O'Connor, Sullivans Creek Catchment - construction completed 2010 Hawdon Street, Dickson, Sullivans Creek Catchment - construction completed 2011 Goodwin Street, Lyneham, Sullivans Creek Catchment - construction completed 2012 The Valley Ponds, The Valley Avenue, Gungahlin, Ginninderra Creek Catchment - construction due for completion 2014 Five of the six wetlands occur in the Sullivans Creek Catchment in Canberra's north. Wetland Benefits Wetlands provide a range of benefits such as: Improving Stormwater Quality Wetlands Birds Feeding Waterbirds - is it a good idea? Feral Fish - Gambusia holbrooki Education Resources Next community event Where: Creating Poetry at Banksia St, O'Connor Wetland When: Saturday 5 April 2.30-4pm Bring: Paper and Pen
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