Urban Swales Part 2: Construction, Spillways & Catchbasins

June 10, 2016

This second video in the urban swales series looks at permaculture design with water as the primary consideration. Here I work on redirecting water passively from roofs and topsoil overflow areas into our property’s gardens:

Ed. note: You can find Part 1 of this series here.

Rob Avis

Rob Avis is a petroleum engineer turned permaculture teacher, designer and public speaker. He graduated from the University of Alberta and also have international training and certifications in renewable energy and regenerative design. He and his wife Michelle have been running Verge Permaculture in Calgary for the past 5 years.

Tags: permaculture, permaculture design, urban swales