Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond (Vol. 2)

by Brad Lancaster (Author)

Editorial Reviews

"What a wonderful, enthusiastic book. Brad Lancaster lives what he preaches—a
water-careful lifestyle that is all about more life." -- Ben Haggard , author,
sustainable systems designer and teacher

Product Description

Turn water scarcity into water abundance!
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 2 builds on the information presented in volume 1, showing you how to
select, place, size, construct, and plant your chosen water-harvesting
earthworks. It presents detailed how-to information and variations on a diverse
array of earthworks, including chapters on mulch, vegetation, and graywater
recycling so you can customize the techniques to fit the unique requirements of
your site. Real-life stories and examples permeate this volume.

Product Details

Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Rainsource Press (July 1, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0977246418


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