Water with a Difference
We all know how much watershapes add to the beauty of any setting, but I suspect we also tend to take for granted the integral role water plays in sustaining those environments.   It's obvious that no landscape would survive long without a steady infusion of water to nurture its plants.  Less obvious, however, are ways in which water can be used to make some places more hospitable to other life forms that inhabit them. This isn't really new.  As has been noted in several articles published in WaterShapes, water has been used in arid climates for centuries as a prime source of "air conditioning" for