Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster

Demonstration Sites

Arizona

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Phoenix

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Condensate is directed to a storage tank from which it is distributed to help irrigate the landscape.

Habitat at the Phoenix Convention Center
Tank storage of condensate
www.teneyckla.com/projects/public/phoenix-convention-center

Tempe

Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University (Building B)
Condensate is directed to a storage tank from which it is distributed to help irrigate the landscape. Landscape designed by Ten Eyck Landscape Architects.
www.teneyckla.com/projects/academic/biodesign-institute-at-arizona-state-university

Tucson

College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) building’s landscape, University of Arizona
A wonderful water-harvesting landscape that harvests about 95,000 gallons of condensate a year from the three air conditioners on the building’s roof. Roof runoff and drinking-fountain greywater are also harvested. A must-see in Tucson.
capla.arizona.edu/facility/other/underwood-family-sonoran-landscape-laboratory?destination=node/1013

 

New York

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn Grange Farm
A one-acre rooftop farm using condensate from roof top air-conditioners as part of their irrigation waters for the farm.
www.brooklyngrangefarm.com
inhabitat.com/nyc/brooklyn-grange-worlds-largest-rooftop-farm-kicks-off-second-growing-season

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