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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Rainwater Harvesting System Components
Basic Components
The Catchment Surface
Gutters and Downspouts
Leaf Screens
First-Flush Diverters
Roof Washers
Storage Tanks
Pressure Tanks and Pumps
Treatment and Disinfection Equipment
Chapter 3 Water Quality and Treatment
Considerations for the Rainwater Harvesting System Owner
Water Quality Standards
Factors Affecting Water Quality
Water Treatment
Chapter 4 Water Balance and System Sizing
How Much Water Can Be Captured?
Rainfall Distribution
Indoor water conservation
Estimating outdoor water demand
Chapter 5 Rainwater Harvesting Guidelines
RWH Best Management Practices
Building Codes
Cistern Design, Construction, and Capacity
Backflow Prevention and Dual- Use Systems
Required Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Chapter 6 Cost Estimation
Comparing to Other Sources of Water
Chapter 7 Financial and Other Incentives
Tax Exemptions
Municipal Incentives
Rainwater Harvesting at State Facilities
Performance Contracting
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Published by: Vitor Caram on Jan 21, 2011
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