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los cañizares

English translation: reedbeds

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Spanish term or phrase:los cañizares
English translation:reedbeds
Entered by: erowe
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14:30 Apr 8, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology / bioclimatic house water system
Spanish term or phrase: los cañizares
Hi - text from Spain describing the water system that reuses grey water. Here's the context and TIA!
El agua gris llega e inunda una primera zona; "los cañizares" y el propio suelo absorben una parte y el agua sobrante deviene más limpia.
Edward Tully
Local time: 09:57
Could it be a typo for cañizales?
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Local time: 09:57
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great stuff Elaine! Thanx very much! ;-)
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2 +4reedbeds

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Could it be a typo for cañizales?

Local time: 09:57
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great stuff Elaine! Thanx very much! ;-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Carlos Vergara: No, that is a corrrect Spanish word
2 mins

agree  John Rawlins
11 mins

agree  Sandra Holt: I think Elaine is right, take a look at the "Treatment ponds" section on this link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reed_bed
25 mins

agree  Jesús Cordero-Salvado: cañizar, cañizal y cañaveral es la misma cosa
5 days
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