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The Importance of Maintenance for Stormwater Systems

Maintenance is required in all systems, from an automobile to a factory, an orchard to a stormwater harvesting strategy

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The Most Important Stormwater Harvesting Materials

Building the best stormwater management setup requires using the best materials. 

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Large-Scale Stormwater Harvesting

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 

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Basic Stormwater Harvesting for Smaller Properties

Stormwater management in general is important for the world

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What Is Green Infrastructure?

Green infrastructure is an approach to water management that protects, restores, or mimics the natural water cycle

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Why Do We Need Stormwater Harvesting Strategies?

The answer to the question of why stormwater harvesting matters is double-pronged.

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Risks of Stormwater

Overwhelmed stormwater management systems can lead to backups that cause localized flooding or lead to greater runoff of contaminants 

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What Are Stormwater and Stormwater Harvesting?

Stormwater, for reasons we will discuss below, is an increasingly pressing issue of our times

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Top Questions About Stormwater Harvesting

Rainwater is collected exclusively from roof surfaces and may be directed into simple rain barrels or cisterns for reuse

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RPE Liners in Stormwater Harvesting

Bioretention is a primary soil and plant-based tool employed in the practice of stormwater harvesting and management

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Stormwater’s Country Cousin: Rainwater

Individuals and businesses may collect rainwater to supplement the water they access through taps from their municipal system

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Water Sensitive Urban Design for Open Spaces and Reuse

Sediment basins are frequently used in construction sites to manage the movement of sediment to nearby waterways.

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Water Sensitive Urban Design for Streetscapes

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 

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The Future of Stormwater Harvesting

As the demand for clean, fresh water in urban, agricultural, and other settings rapidly increases, counter-pressures in the form of drought

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Stormwater Treatment

Selecting the appropriate catchment area for a stormwater harvest system is critical to success. 

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Designing a Stormwater Harvesting System

Most generally available information for harvesting precipitation focuses on rainwater harvesting for individual homeowners or similarly small ventures

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Stormwater Best Management Practices

There are several types of structures designated as BMPs in modern stormwater management. 

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The Three R’s of 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 

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The Problem with Stormwater

Stormwater is typically collected after it has traveled over many different types of urban surfaces

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