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Educate>Rainwater Harvesting


  1. Rain barrel = is a tool that collects and stores rainwater from your roof.

  2. Potable water = water that meets the standards and is approved for human consumption by the state.

  3. Graywater = is the reuse of water from bathtubs, sinks, showers, and washing machines.

  4. Wastewater = is any water that has been polluted.

  5. Vegetated roof = is a roof that has vegetation on it and insulates the building.