L8011 : Rainwater collector

taken 10 years ago, near to Bungowla and Onaght, Galway, Ireland

Rainwater collector
Rainwater collector
A very grand, and double-function rainwater harvesting system to overcome the shortage of surface water on the limestone plateau. This one has a porous wall as well as a collecting apron, so it should be able to work from mist and dew as well as wind-driven rainfall. This example is very well maintained, as the storage troughs and apron are nicely pointed, which is a surprise as it is a long way from the nearest habitation.
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L8011, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 September, 2009
Category
Water trough   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! L 8019 1135 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.3686N 9:47.4649W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! L 8019 1135
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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