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Harvesting Monsoons

Zocalo Magazine


Cistern and downspout. Photo by Zocalo Magazine. (In) July and August, the sky tears apart with more thunder and lightning than any other point in time. And with that fury comes the majority of our rainfall. Tucson receives an average of 12 inches of rain every year. Despite the rest of the seasons being typically dry, Tucson turns out to be a pretty great place for rainwater catchment. 


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