Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster

Ordinances

Arizona


Commercial Rainwater Harvesting

City of Tucson ordinance mandating that commercial developments provide at least 50% of their irrigation needs with harvested rainwater.
www.ci.tucson.az.us/agdocs/20081014/oct14-08-564a.pdf

Residential Greywater Stub-Outs

City of Tucson ordinance mandating that all new home construction includes gray water stub-outs at time of building. Stub-outs are sections of drainage pipe installed during construction which allow for convenient and inexpensive redirection of household greywater to the landscape at a later time once the stub-out pipes are connected to the source drain(s).
www.ci.tucson.az.us/agdocs/20080923/sept23-08-527a.pdf

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Upcoming Events

  1. 24th Annual Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Rain, Tree, & Food Forest Planting January, 2020 – Tucson, AZ

    January 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Water Harvesting Presentation, Book Release & Signing with Brad Lancaster – Phoenix, AZ

    January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Borderlands Regional Watershed Restoration Practitioners Workshop

    February 8 - February 9
  4. Spring 2020 – Permaculture Design Course, Tucson, AZ

    February 8
  5. Online Water Harvesting Course Through Oregon State University

    February 10 - March 15


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The Umbrella: Winter 2019/2020

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