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6 Best Trees for Flood Control

6 Best Trees for Flood Control

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Flood control is one of the major natural challenges every country faces, and the Philippines is no exception. Floods in the Philippines are one of the biggest contributors to human death during the typhoon and rainy seasons.  Although proper drainage and waste management are essential to mitigate flooding, especially in urban areas, vegetation is needed in rural areas to slow down the water coming from the mountains. In this article, we are going to give you lists of trees that can be planted to help slow, if not eliminate, the flooding. These tree species can not only slow down the water but also be a source of income, even if you cut them down. Flood Control Trees to Plant 1. Bamboo Bamboo excels in flood control due to its unique characteristics: Fast-Growing: Ba...