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Water Wise Home Design

The Desert Leaf


Even better is to use captured rainwater for irrigation. One organization that works to expand knowledge of how to do that is Tucson's Watershed Management Group (WMG). 

"Watershed Management Group's Living Lab and Learning Center in midtown Tucson is an example of how existing homes and businesses can be retrofitted to be fully supported by rainwater and greywater and even soak up stormwater for shade trees or in some areas to help recharge the aquifer," says Catlow Shipek, policy and technical director at WMG. More...

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