a generic water encapsulation technique [Re: floods]

available flow rate). AFR had one weakness, however: it relied upon a
phenomena called precipitation shaping to keep the VFR storm water from
interfering with the CFR sewage water. As the clouds and the ground
have enough buffering to do proper precipitation shaping, the result was
a drain system which periodically suffered massive congestion, and all
users were equally unhappy.

And so began the great "Asynchronous Torrent Mode" vs. "Practical Obviation
of Storms and Intermitent Precipitation" debate...

Alex Bligh
Xara Networks