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Maintenance is required in all systems, from an automobile to a factory, an orchard to a stormwater harvesting strategy
Building the best stormwater management setup requires using the best materials.
While rain barrels are perfectly appropriate for single-family homes or the back patio of an apartment, they’re merely a drop in the bucket
Stormwater management in general is important for the world
Green infrastructure is an approach to water management that protects, restores, or mimics the natural water cycle
The answer to the question of why stormwater harvesting matters is double-pronged.
Overwhelmed stormwater management systems can lead to backups that cause localized flooding or lead to greater runoff of contaminants
Stormwater, for reasons we will discuss below, is an increasingly pressing issue of our times
Rainwater is collected exclusively from roof surfaces and may be directed into simple rain barrels or cisterns for reuse
Bioretention is a primary soil and plant-based tool employed in the practice of stormwater harvesting and management
Individuals and businesses may collect rainwater to supplement the water they access through taps from their municipal system
Sediment basins are frequently used in construction sites to manage the movement of sediment to nearby waterways.
Water-Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) is a practical approach that includes both land planning and engineering design to encompass all elements of the urban water cycle
As the demand for clean, fresh water in urban, agricultural, and other settings rapidly increases, counter-pressures in the form of drought
Selecting the appropriate catchment area for a stormwater harvest system is critical to success.
Most generally available information for harvesting precipitation focuses on rainwater harvesting for individual homeowners or similarly small ventures
There are several types of structures designated as BMPs in modern stormwater management.
If stormwater were to be considered a valuable resource, on the same level as metals, paper, and even plastics, one could apply many of the same principles of Reduce—Reuse—Recycle
Stormwater is typically collected after it has traveled over many different types of urban surfaces