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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Capturing Rainwater from Rooftops: An Efficient Water Resource Management Strategy that Increases Supply and Reduces Pollution

Title:
Capturing Rainwater from Rooftops: An Efficient Water Resource Management Strategy that Increases Supply and Reduces Pollution

Abstract:
Rooftop rainwater capture is a simple, cost-effective approach for supplying water that promotes sustainable water management. By using rainwater rather than allowing it to run off of paved surfaces to pick up pollutants and carry them to nearby surface waters.

URL:
http://www.nrdc.org/water/rooftoprainwatercapture.asp

Source:
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2011

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