Captured rainwater

Captured rainwater

Through the use of appropriate roofing materials and gutter systems, rainwater can be harvested or collected, then stored for future nonpotable use such as showers and hand washing.
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The use of captured rainwater for irrigation combined with hardy plant species will save approximately 1.
Under these restrictions, any captured rainwater is considered stolen from those who own the waterways into which that water would have flowed had it not been collected.
The project provided traffic mitigation alternatives, utilized advanced membrane waste water treatment, captured rainwater for recycling, and installed a biomass (woodchip) boiler for base steam load.
Residents agree to hang laundry on a clothesline (the 32 units provide washers but not dryers) and irrigate vegetable gardens with captured rainwater.
Her back yard is a vegetable garden and she has 16 fruits, much of the vegetation irrigated with captured rainwater and water recycled from indoor use.
The JWU building has been designed to meet standards for certification that include quality of indoor environment, efficient use of water (in this case using captured rainwater for landscape irrigation) and reduced energy usage.
The EPA will help with the design and specifications in Albuquerque for a rooftop vegetable garden, which would use captured rainwater for irrigation.
Water Efficiency - uses captured rainwater to water specially selected drought- resistant landscaping; and installed low-flow fixtures with sensor-activated valves designed to reduce water usage by 36 percent compared to similar sized buildings.
In Albuquerque, the EPA will help with the specifications and design for a rooftop vegetable garden that will use captured rainwater for irrigation.
Contributing to the environmental pilot effort, the landscaping concept dramatically reduces the need for irrigation and recycles captured rainwater.
Additionally, the Queens Botanical Garden in New York City demonstrated how graywater from sinks can be treated naturally outside and reused while captured rainwater can supply decorative fountains and pools.