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A Prototype Analysis for Determining the Stormwater Retention and Water Supply Benefits of Cisterns

Cisterns are usually considered for their water supply benefit. This paper evaluates how effective cisterns are as flood control measures as well as water supply. It considers a problematic situation that is becoming common in the southwest – residential areas on small lots where over half the lot is impermeable. The study uses a simple mass- balance relationship with daily input of rainfall to the cistern and daily use of the water by two citrus trees.

Tecnología Sustentable

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WMG was honored to have 20 students from Mexico and Guatemala participating in the Study of US Institute (SUSI) visit our Living Lab & Learning Center in July 2014. And we're so proud to share this amazing video they produced about their experience here.

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