Georgia Rainwater Harvesting Guidelines
intended to assist all parties involved in the design,construction, inspection and maintenance of rainwater harvesting systems and to help successfully complywith Appendix I-‘Rainwater Recycling Systems’ of the 2009 Georgia Amendments to the 2006 InternationalPlumbing Code (IPC). The parties mentioned above include owners, building officials, design professionalsand contractors. This consensus document is the product of the parties listed below:
Guideline Committee Members:
Frances Carpenter, chair Bill GuinadeMax Rietschier Marvin RichardsBill Morris Tom CartyErnest U. Earn Bob FreemanDavid Freedman Phillip T. McCreanor, Ph.D.Randy Starr Eddie Van GiesenChris Kumnick Shawn HatleyRyan Meres Frank HenningGreg JeffersThe
wishes to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation to thoseindividuals who donated their time and effort to the development and production of this document. Specialthanks goes out to Eddie Van Giesen and Frances Carpenter for their efforts as principal authors and editorsof this document.
Disclaimer and Notice:
While the information presented in these guidelines is believed to be correct, the parties involved assume noresponsibility for its accuracy or for the opinions expressed herein. The material presented in this publicationis not considered “Code” and should only be used for reference and guidance in complying with therequirements of Appendix I ‘Rain Water Recycling Systems.’ All rainwater harvesting systems shall complywith the Georgia State Minimum Standard Plumbing Code (2006 IPC with Georgia Amendments) and allother applicable State Minimum Standard Codes for construction. Users of information from this publicationassume all liability arising from such use.The 2009 Georgia Amendments to the International Plumbing Code which contain Appendix I ‘Rain WaterRecycling Systems’ can be downloaded from the Department of Community Affairs website at the followinglink:http://www.dca.ga.gov/development/ConstructionCodes/programs/codeAmendments.asp
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