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Topic in Depth - Harvesting the Rain

Screenshot Rain harvesting has experienced a bit of a renaissance in recent years through the promotion and installation of rain gardens and rain barrels. These water collection mechanisms help to curb erosion and the spread of pollution; conserve precious freshwater; and support water-loving plants. ...
City of Maplewood: Rain Gardens
The City of Maplewood, Minnesota created this site, which promotes the use of rain gardens in their community. The site features a 10-page, downloadable...
University of Arizona: Harvesting...
In arid climates, such as the Southwestern United States, "rainfall is scarce and evapotranspiration rates are high." This type of climate often makes the...
Center for Watershed Protection:... PDF
This site, from the North Carolina. Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance, contains a brief, illustrated brochure on How to Build and...
LID Sustainable School Projects:...
Low Impact Development Center created this site, which offers information and ideas for teaching sustainability principles to educators. The Sustainable...



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