Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands (Vol. 1): Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life

by Brad Lancaster (Author)

Product Description

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands: Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your
Life and Landscape is the first volume of three-volume guide on how to
conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for
your home, landscape, and community. This book enables you to assess your
on-site resources, gives you a diverse array of strategies to maximize their
potential, and empowers you with guiding principles to create an integrated,
multi-functional water-harvesting plan specific to your site and needs.
Volume 1 helps bring your site to life, reduce your cost of living, endow you
with skills of self-reliance, and create living air conditioners of vegetation
growing beauty, food, and wildlife habitat. Stories of people who are
successfully welcoming rain into their life and landscape will invite you to do the same!

About the Author
Brad Lancaster has taught, designed, and consulted on the sustainable design
system of permaculture and integrated rainwater harvesting systems since 1993.
He lives on the thriving 1/8th-acre urban permaculture site he created in
downtown Tucson, Arizona.

Product Details

Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company (January 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 097724640X


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