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Residents and businesses should not cut trees or place debris in swales if bulk pickup has been completed.
One of those was Aurora's police station in Indian Trail, a LEED Gold building that utilizes bio-swales and permeable-paver parking lots.
During rare years with sustained downpours, moist swales are carpeted with spiky spinifex grasses that take on the appearance of fields of golden wheat.
Best course nearby: Royal Portrush's Valley course twists and tumbles through hills and swales between the Dunluce and the East Strand and provides an absorbing antidote.
The Old Course is known for its blind drives over seas of gorse, vast greens, and swales, humps and hollows which require imagination and the ability to use the ground to your advantage.
This No. 7 forces golfers to skirt bunkers on layup shots and leaves a potentially semi-blind approach from the bottom of a swale.
On the fourth hole, Day’s approach shot missed the green and trundled down a swale about 15 yards from the putting surface.
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Origin and Etymology of swale
First Known Use: 1584See Words from the same year
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