Spring water - how to collect it?
We have 6000m2 in the Sabine Hills. There is already a cement well (pozzo) with water in the bottom but hasn't moved much in the 18 months we've had the place, also an existing fountain/collection place like the sort of thing you see outside a village - a cement square open collection point with decorative cereamic tiles above! It doesn't obviously have moving water either! Also there's some sort of collecting point of water actually under our casaletto (there's a cement area of the wall with a half circle shape low down in the wall and there's obviously some type of collection tank down there. The builders don't seem to have sussed how this all links up and it's a new world for me! But there's also an untapped area where water springs up from the ground and lies in a big puddle pretty close to the house which is not far from where I'd like to start an orto. I have no idea how to go about working out how to collect this water as it rises from the ground but it seems a crime to waste it. There are lots of marshy plants at various points indicating our plot is 'watery'! Any way we need to be able to drain this puddle water away - even if it proves not enough to be useful as we are determined to at east try and lessen mosquitos this year. Any experience of dealing with spring water?