How to look for water in the soil
• How to look for water in the ground
Before there was surveying, water is sought on the grounds of the area, issuing aquifers beneath their feet. Even today, the ancient water seekers skills are useful. Learn how to search for water is quite simple: we must be able to identify the plants, which grow only in the event that water is nearby.
years of proven indicator of water sources, which is still used in Russia, it is willow. Woody plant of the genus of the family of willow likes humidity, so grows mostly in damp places.
A sure sign near the water in the temperate zone is meadowsweet. Near it can also grow bulrush and alder and black. The preponderance of these plants indicates the water at a depth of 3 meters.
If alder, maple, weeping willow, birch bent to one side, this is another sign that is close to the water.
Where groundwater is located at a depth up to 2 meters, growing liquorice. When the plant blooms magnificently - fresh water, if the weak and the leaves appear bright patina - the water is salty.
Plane trees tend to grow along the banks of rivers and lakes, in the bottoms of valleys. If they meet away from open source, we can say with confidence that the underground river flowing beneath it. location of the trees in such a case, will indicate the direction of flow.
In the field of high-level standing water can grow solitary oaks. They choose the so-called water crossing place to live.
the water can help to find rosemary, red whortleberry, blackberries, cherries, buckthorn and sedge. Native currant greatly expands almost dry place only where there are arranged close to the surface ground water
Black saxaul grows on solid ground, where the water is located at a depth of 5-10 meters.
In the field of reeds growing depth of the groundwater can reach up to 5 meters. To understand it is fresh or brackish water, it is necessary to examine other plants around. The water is undrinkable, if the cane is growing along with the plants of saline habitats. If the neighborhood grow cereals and legumes, as well as cattail, water under them fresh.