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Rainwater Harvesting: Guidance for Homeowners

By: Bill Hunt, Matthew Jones Urban Waterways

A rainwater harvesting system captures stormwater runoff, often from a rooftop, and stores the water in a cistern for later use. In this guide for homeowners, the authors describe the components of a rainwater harvesting system and how they work together. Guidelines for choosing, sizing and installing the components are included.

Choosing a Pump for Rainwater Harvesting

By: Bill Hunt, Matthew Jones Urban Waterways

A pump for the cistern or tank of a water-harvesting system can increase the system's uses significantly. In this publication get step-by-step guidance on how to choose a pump to best suit the system.

Stormwater BMPs for Trout Waters

By: Bill Hunt, Matthew Jones Urban Waterways

Stormwater heated by pavement and rooftop materials can affect aquatic ecosystems in streams, especially coldwater trout streams, because of high temperatures. This web only publication describes recent research on stormwater BMPs near coldwater streams and recommends design modifications that can be applied to stormwater wetlands, wet ponds and bioretention areas to moderate stormwater runoff temperature.