pervious soil

pervious soil

A soil which allows relatively free movement of water.
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18, 1933, to Orton Englehart, described the first impact sprinkler as a "spring activated horizontal impact arm driven sprinkler." The impact sprinkler is a versatile sprinkler that paved the way for the uniform distribution of irrigation water on pervious soils and sloping terrain.