[Tagging] Drain vs ditch
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Fri Jan 11 00:10:01 UTC 2019
пт, 11 янв. 2019 г. в 02:50, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>:
> Ditches are also used to drain excess water.
> In the USA we have irrigation ditches in dry areas and drainage ditches in
> wet areas.
> Britain seems to lack irrigation - plenty of rain there.
If you use "ditch" for both land irrigation and drainage, what do you use
the "drain" tag for then?
пт, 11 янв. 2019 г. в 03:00, John Willis <johnw at mac.com>:
> > On Jan 11, 2019, at 8:49 AM, Joseph Eisenberg <
> joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ditches are also used to drain excess water.
> > In the USA we have irrigation ditches in dry areas and drainage ditches
> in wet areas.
> it is especially difficult where I am, because the irrigation ditiches
> cascade from on set of fields to the next, sometimes are concrete,
> sometimes dirt; sometimes “natural”, sometimes man-made; they all flow like
> batter in a waffle iron.
> “drains” that take away excess water and runoff eventually lead to another
> set of fields, before being dumped back in the river (only to begin the
> cycle again 500m later).
> the idea of ditches and drains seem to be an attempt to define “channel”
> with a preset type, construction material, and usage - when it is very
> vague in some countries.
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