A better water trough for deer and other wildlife October 28, 2012 Texas

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A better water trough for deer and other wildlife October 28, 2012 Texas, Corpus Christi Caller Times
... Water held in a shallow surface tank is almost as wasteful as storing gasoline in open containers. The rate of evaporation is phenomenal ... An enclosed concrete cistern is kept full with the help of a nearby windmill. Beside the cistern is a pressure tank run by a small electric motor that pumps water through miles of PVC pipe to 18 thick-walled concrete water troughs spaced evenly throughout the property.  Eight-inch thick walls keep the 40 gallons of water in each trough cool, which dramatically reduces evaporation...

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