Tags: check dams erosion control
kireet_1_mA former school teacher, Kireet got into repairing check dams a few years after arriving in Auroville from Holland in the mid 90s.After observing the sweeping tons of topsoil into the sea, he was determined to prevent soil erosion and sea water intrusion intothe acquifer. Kireet is one of a small group of Auroville stewards who are tending to Auroville canyons and turning them into vastrain water catchment areas. Over the last two decades, his group have erected over sixty check dams across the canyons.


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