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In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil as the entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing structures, we must also plan our new developments differently.

Apgar Oil Co., Inc.
(610) 434-5195
613-39 East Congress Street
Allentown, PA

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Yeager's Fuel, Inc.
(610) 432-9881
1431 Green Street
Allentown, PA

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McQuilkin Plumbing Company
(814) 362-3114
17 Chestnut Street
Bradford,, PA
 
Penelec - Bradford
(814) 363-2801
475 High Street
Bradford,, PA
 
Amsoil/Hallock Enterprises
(814) 368-8625
3 - 5 Main Street
Bradford,, PA
 
Greencastle Notary Services
(717) 597-3600
38A East Baltimore Street
Greencastle, PA
 
Scot Lubricants
(610) 433-2527
P.O. Box 326
Allentown, PA

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Mantz Fuel Oil Company, Inc.
(610) 767-2079
6665 Walnut Street
Slatington, PA

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RAM Septic Service Inc.
(814) 375-9000
1032 Beechwood Rd.
Falls Creek, PA
 
Harned Durham Oil Company/Oil Discounters
(610) 965-3424
4893 Buckeye Road
Emmaus, PA

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In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil as the entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing structures, we must also plan our new developments differently.

Design for Water is an accessible and clearly written guide to alternate water collection, with a focus on rainwater harvesting in the urban environment. The book:

∗ outlines the process of water collection from multiple sources -- landscape, residential, commercial, industrial, school, park and municipal systems

∗ provides numerous case studies

∗ details the assembly and actual application of equipment

∗ includes specific details, schematics and references.

All aspects of rainwater harvesting are outlined, including passive and active system set-up, storage, stormwater reuse, distribution, purification, analysis and filtration. There is even a section on rainwater harvesting for wildlife.

In addition to rainwater, there are several affordable and accessible alternate sources, including cooling tower bleed-off water, air conditioning condensate, gray water, and fog collection.

Design for Water is geared to providing those making development decisions and guidelines with the information they need to set up passive harvesting techniques. The book will especially appeal to engineers, landscape architects, municipal decision-makers, developers and land-owners.

About the Contributor
Heather Kinkade-Levario is a land use planner in Arizona and the author of the award-winning Forgotten Rain. She is president of Forgotten Rain L.L.C., a rainwater harvesting and stormwater reuse company.

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