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Floods and droughts, two problems with one solution.

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Causes of floods

01New forest roads grow in numbers daily. As do the side ditches which swiftly drain the rainwater into the rivers below.

Definition of terms:

Forest road – used for transporting timber by trucks
Logging tracks – used for hauling timber by horses or heavy equipment to the forest road

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02Additionally, side ditches are added to the existing forest roads where they were originally not designed.kapilary

03Logging tracks used for timber hauling by tractors turn into wide trenches that also drain rainwater into the ditches by the forest roads and ultimately into the rivers.

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04Tractors and other heavy equipment which haul timber off the logging roads make deep tracks which swiftly drain the rainwater via logging tracks, then forest road ditches and into the rivers.

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