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Domestic rainwater harvesting [Quality assurance: Sandy Cairncross]

Author(s): Smet, Jo  |  Cairncross, Sandy

Publisher: WEDC
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2003

Series: WELL Fact Sheet
Collection(s): WELL


Rainwater harvesting (RWH) is now back after having been ignored for decades. For arid and semi-arid regions, domestic rainwater harvesting has a proven track-record of providing water next to the house. That water has both domestic and economic uses. This Fact Sheet gives an overview of systems, component technology, planning and management and the potential effects and impacts.

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