In large part this publication duplicates a rainwater harvesting guidepublished by the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) inSeptember, 1998. Titled
Harvesting Rainwater for Landscape Use,
it wasprepared by Patricia H. Waterfall, Extension Agent with the Pima CountyCooperative Extension Low 4 Program, with editorial assistance from JoeGell, Editor, Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona; DaleDevitt, Professor, Soil and Water, University of Nevada/Reno; and ChristinaBickelmann, Water Conservation Specialist, Arizona Department of WaterResources, Tucson Active Management Area. Silvia Rayces prepared the art-work. We are grateful to ADWR for allowing us to borrow freely from theirpublication.This guide was revised to incorporate New Mexico-specific data andreformatted to accommodate the needs of the City of Albuquerque. Draftproduction was handled by Kevin Bean, of K.M. Bean EnvironmentalConsulting; Doug Bennett, Albuquerque’s Irrigation Conservation Manager;and Eva Khoury, an Intern with the Water Resources Division of theAlbuquerque Public Works Department. Technical assistance was providedby Andrew Selby of the Mayor’s Office, and by Kay Lang of the AlbuquerqueEnvironmental Health Department. Cooney, Watson & Associates handledfinal production. Final design was provided by Ken Wilson Design.
Albuquerque residents may order this document from the City’s WaterConservation Office, P.O. Box 1293, Albuquerque, NM 87103. 505-768-3655 (phone), 505-768-3629 (fax), 768-2477 (TTY) or Relay NM1-800-659-8331. (www address: http://www.cabq.gov/resources.)If you live outside of Albuquerque, please contact the Office of the StateEngineer, Water Use and Conservation Bureau, P.O. Box 25102, Santa Fe,N.M. 87504-5102. Orders may also be placed by phone at 1-800-WATERNM.
CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
WATER RESOURCES DIVISION
Water Conservation Officer
ALBUQUERQUE CITY COUNCIL
District 9 Vice President
Alan B. Armijo,