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Old 04-19-2006, 11:16 PM
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You could try this experiment. it shows hoe green cover on land helps decrease the rate of the flood water flowing and stops thte water from eroding soil.

Take 2 large, flat box containers (plastic works best). Make a hole near the end of the container, on the side wall. Now layer them both with soil and place grass and small saplings on one. Now pour water down both the containers and keep a glass ready near the holes to collect the water.

Compare both samples of water.
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