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Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use


Patricia H. Waterfall


Historically, people relied on harvested rain water to provide water for drinking, landscape watering, and for agricultural uses. Once urban areas started to develop, large, centralized water supply systems replaced the need to harvest water. More recently, people have become reacquainted with water harvesting, using it to provide water for home gardens, parking lot trees, multi-housing lawns, and commercial landscapes featuring desert adapted plants.

  • February 25, 2010
  • Low Impact Development
  • Stormwater Management
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