Water Harvest Study Group - Resource Reference List
A website with how-to videos, blog entries and sales of Brad's 2-book set that is the definitive reference for rainwater harvest. Note - the TCSS library has a copy of the 2-book set to loan.
A PDF document from the UA Extension Service with illustrations. It's a very good 3-page intro document.
A PDF doc from the UA extension service with illustrations. This one is a 60-page handbook with details about the design and construction of both passive and active water harvesting techniques.
A PDF doc from the City of Prescott with illustrations. This one is a 19 page handbook with details about the design and construction of passive water harvest techniques.
What's a rain garden and how do they work? This is great information about how to consider the plants to position in a garden to take advantage of rainwater using just the flow of gravity.
A local non-profit located in Tucson. They offer classes, project design, government rebate assistance and a website w/ how to videos and other resources.
A YouTube video from Arizona Public Media of a homeowner showing her system that you may find helpful.
A YouTube video of a homeowner showing his system that you may find helpful.
A website to help you calculate the rainwater collection potential of your home or project.
Easy Formula to Remember: 1" of Rain on 1,000 sf Roof will Yield 623 Gallons.
On average, Tucson gets about 10 inches of rain per year, but microclimates around the city vary widely.
A list of water harvest project sites that can be scheduled for a tour.
A video presentation by Ann Audrey
Arizona Drought Monitoring Web Link
Current drought conditions in Arizona