Grass Waterway Prevents Erosion

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Grass Waterway Prevents Erosion,

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Discussion of grass waterways. Around 1914, Herndon made a grass waterway on his farm he rented out. Explains how he planted Timothy grass in the swales so the runoff rainwater would course over the grass and not erode the soil, unless it was running too fast. Rare in this area.