Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands (Volume I: Guiding Principles) by Brad Lancaster
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Rainsource Press 2006 first edition, large trade paperback with 179 pages. Light shelfwear to soft covers. This book "is the first volume of three-volume guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement sustainable water-harvesting systems for your home, landscape, and community. This book enables you to assess your on-site resources, gives you a diverse array of strategies to maximize their potential, and empowers you with guiding principles to create an integrated, multi-functional water-harvesting plan specific to your site and needs. Volume 1 helps bring your site to life, reduce your cost of living, endow you with skills of self-reliance, and create living air conditioners of vegetation growing beauty, food, and wildlife habitat. Stories of people who are successfully welcoming rain into their life and landscape will invite you to do the same!" Rainwater Harvesting; Water Harvesting; Landscape Design; Ecology; Sustainable Development