Two Rivers Times
A newspaper from ancient Mesopotamia
Keeping the Crops Wet
During heavy rains, his ditches also help steer the flood waters away from the city. Before Babylon's streets would flood if there was a lot of rain. Now the water goes around town through the ditches. Many lives have been saved by keeping the city dry during the floods. With these two uses, everyone should be using irrigation. Our crops will grow better and more people will survive!!