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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.

Utility Companies
(505) 748-2771
101 W Castleberry Rd
Artesia, NM
 
Sun Valley Sanitation District
(505) 258-5240
1096 Mechem Dr
Ruidoso, NM
 
Vado Water Assoc
(505) 233-4161
Vado, NM
 
Garfield Water U S
(505) 267-4090
Highway 85
Garfield, NM
 
Lake Arthur Water Coop
(505) 365-2109
Albuquerque, NM
 
Cumberland Water Coop
(505) 623-1350
3656 E Hobson Rd
Roswell, NM
 
Quemado Water Assoc Hc
(505) 773-4976
60 Box 201
Quemado, NM
 
Twin Forks Mdwca
(505) 687-3621
2491 US Highway 82
Mayhill, NM
 
Big Mesa Coop
(505) 868-4550
N Pike
Conchas Dam, NM
 
Moongate Water Company
(505) 382-7001
9301 Bataan Memorial W
Organ, NM
 

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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