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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.

Evans Energy Development Inc
(913) 557-9083
11 Lewis Dr
Paola, KS
 
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
(913) 573-9000
540 Minnesota Ave.
Kansas City, KS
 
Aquila Inc
(913) 837-3001
1308 N Broadway St
Louisburg, KS
 
Siemens Energy & Automation
(913) 708-2403
13904 Birch St.
Overland Park, KS
 
Banks Oil Company
(316) 612-1186
7701 E Kellogg Dr
Wichita, KS
 
RF Fisher Electric Company
(913) 384-1500
1707 W. 39th Ave.
Kansas City, KS
 
Richardson Electric
(913) 837-3413
702 S Broadway St
Louisburg, KS
 
Hammons Asphalt Paving Inc
(913) 533-4187
5321 W 239th St
Louisburg, KS
 
Frederick Electric Inc
(913) 557-9809
26031 W 299th St
Paola, KS
 
Air Communication Systems
(913) 557-1000
23 W Wea St
Paola, KS
 

Design for Water

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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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