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Irrigation Ditches

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In Praise of Pumpkins
I have always had a fascination with pumpkins. As a child I enjoyed Christmas and Thanksgiving and all the other holidays we surround our year with, but Halloween was special. Halloween spoke of ghosts, ghouls, witches and all the primal fears that children...
Holidays >> Samhain
(Sumerian) Patron and Lord of dikes, canals, and furrows; in effect, irrigation and sedentary farming in general. He is the eternal adversary to Dumuzi....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
Conflated in many important ways to the Hellenic Poseidon, Neptune is nevertheless not a Sea God as such, but to the Roman mind came out of an agricultural background. He is watery in that he is a Patron of irrigation, and like Poseidon he is a Master of...
Deities & Heros >> Roman
The earliest version of Neptune, this Aspect is the presiding God of Irrigation and canals....
Deities & Heros >> Roman

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Dead Civilians, Uneasy Alliances, and the Fog of Yemen's War
Elsewhere in Yemen, we had seen tiny water irrigation ditches under country roads expertly targeted with precision airstrikes, so we knew the weapons the coalition was using could be incredibly accurate. What was the high-value target the missiles were ...
Seeds: Wildflowers could be secret to water-wise garden
“Texas, Oklahoma and other agricultural states actively spray herbicides in roadside ditches,” Salman said. “They're actively ...
Stolen vehicle found in irrigation canal
BLYTHE - The City of Blythe has many canals and irrigation ditches; so it isn't very surprising to hear when someone accidentally drives into one. It is surprising to hear that the vehicle in question was stolen.
Correction: History story
On this date in 1882, The Phoenix Herald reported that saloons were soaking their spittoons in the same irrigation ditches where many residents got their drinking and cooking water. On this date in 1899, the town of Jerome was incorporated.
Irrigation season starting off better than last year
Water flows through a Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District ditch gate in Albuquerque's north valley during a previous irrigation season. This year's irrigation season starts today. (Dean Hanson/Journal).

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