Abstract or Description:
Harvested rainwater offers a way to help offset the use of potable water for urban landscapes in Maricopa County, where up to 70% of a household's water consumption can be devoted to outdoor use. This Quick Guide will inform readers of passive and active types of rainwater harvesting and where to go to learn more about rainwater harvesting. Additionally, a list of rainwater harvesting demonstration sites throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area will be listed. Lastly, this publication will provide a list of materials and general suggestions of where to buy them (no specific stores to be mentioned) if someone wants to start a rainwater harvesting project at their home. This publication includes general rainwater harvesting information along with information specific to Maricopa County.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Water Resources Research Center
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1566
Natural Resources and Environment