How To Learn More
After hours of research and study on rainwater collection, storage and re-use systems, it is our belief that this is a viable and economically sound method for water collection and use. With inevitable upcoming scarcities in this seemingly abundant resource, it is also a sustainable and sensible solution for the future. The following is a short list of website resources we found to be of help in our investigations.
Many interesting details regarding the design and construction of the house at Moonshadow Drive are available on the owners' web site.
To learn more about rainwater collection systems the Sustainable Building Sourcebook is an excellent reference that includes pdf links to the "Texas Guide to Rainwater Harvesting":
The International Rainwater Catchment Systems Association also manages a very thorough and up-to-date website complete with references and recommendations:
The American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) is yet another reference organization established to link people of common interest and to promote rainwater collection and use:
Rainwater Collection For the Mechanically- Challenged is practical and quite witty reference book that can be ordered or simply read over the web via the authors home page:
For a list of rainwater harvesting providers:
To learn more about building your own rainwater collection system:
For more information regarding storage & filtration systems: