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Rainwater Harvesting

What is rainwater harvesting?

Sculptural ferrocement rainwater harvesting channels to planter in Tijuana

Rainwater harvesting systems collect roof runoff for irrigation or household use.

(Stormwaterharvesting systems use in field or adjoining catchment to provide supplemental irrigation for landscaping, agriculture, and/or flood control/ groundwater recharge)

Why harvest rainwater?

It's a shame to let runoff go to waste when it can be used indoors and/or for irrigation. The benefits of rainwater harvesting can include:

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