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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.

Big Mesa Cooperative
(505) 868-2360
Conchas Dam, NM
 
El Prado Water & Sanitation District
(505) 751-3335
1204 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM
 
Lakeshore City Water Co
(505) 744-5423
Elephant Butte, NM
 
Dona Ana Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Assoc
(505) 526-3491
5535 Ledesma Dr
Las Cruces, NM
 
Cottonwood Rural Water Coop
(505) 746-9597
260 Thirteenth N
Artesia, NM
 
Operations Management International Inc
(505) 287-2908
121 Wayne Ave
Grants, NM
 
Taos Pueblo
(505) 758-7767
Taos, NM
 
La Jara Water Users Association
(505) 289-0175
La Jara, NM
 
Boylan George Drilling & Supply Co.
(505) 982-1564
32 Vista Del Monte
Santa Fe, NM
 
Lower Valley Water Users Assoc
(505) 598-5585
4444 US Highway 64
Farmington, NM
 

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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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