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El Expejo - Permacultura
El Expejo - Permacultura
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El aguaje de Espejo, Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato, MX
Climate zone:
Dry Tropical

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El Expejo - Permacultura

Project Type

Rural, School Projects, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Altitude: 1980 MASL. Distance from sea: 527 km from the Pacific Ocean & 370 km from the Gulf of Mexico. Coordinates: +20° 26' 7.35", -100° 31' 46.60" Köppen climate classification: BSh (Drylands Hot semi-arid). Slope: approximately 7.04% from SE a NW. Annual temperature: 18.9ºC (min: 7ºC on Dec-Jan, max: 35ºC on May). The prevailing winds blow from NE to SE. Annual precipitation: 300-600 mm. Surface: 5-34-85.35 ha - 53,485.35m2. Catchment Potential: approximately 21,394,140 lt. Soil type: Pelic Vertisol, with a calcium sulfate horizon. Geology: extrusive igneous rock (basalt and obsidian). Solar radiation: 4-5 hrs per day (aprox 5 kWh/m2 a day). Historic data: Ancient settlement of Chupícuaro and Otomi Cultures. Archaeological Ruins Tzché (San Vicente Ruins).

Project Description

Rural, Educational, Demonstrative, Regenerative.


Project document update

Project document update

Posted almost 10 years ago (0 comments)

Water and Earth Harvesting Systems | Feb'14

Hey permapeople! we have been happily busy. We got there and we had to change the design completely (the map is not the territory).

Posted over 10 years ago (0 comments)

Rainwater harvesting, Earthbag construction, Zone 1 designing

Volunteer in El Expejo in February 2014

Posted over 10 years ago (1 comments)

Update on Design

We are working on the design. Comments are very welcomed.

Posted almost 11 years ago (0 comments)

DAM made in October 2012

VIDEOS || Reservoir and state of the site on Dec2012 and Jan2013

Posted almost 11 years ago (0 comments)

Postponed earthworks


Posted about 12 years ago (0 comments)

Hands on the dirt | December 2011

We were at El Espejo in December. We had 52 days to work in the land. There is still lots of work to be done but we are on it.

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Posted almost 13 years ago (7 comments)
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