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EPA Water Facts

Here are some interesting facts about water; how much we have, how much gets wasted, and how we use it. Only 3% of Earth’s water is fresh water the other 97% is salt water. 30% of fresh water is in the ground. 1.7% of the world’s water is frozen and therefore...

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Rainwater Harvesting and LEED

According to the U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1279, 76,500 million gallons per day of water were withdrawn from principal aquifers in the U.S. for the year 2000. Irrigation comprised about 74% of that amount, with public supply comprising about 21%. The cost of...

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LEED Points for Rainwater Harvesting

This article explains the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) points available for integrating a properly designed rainwater harvesting system into your home or building. SS Credit 6.1 – Stormwater Quantity Control, 1 Point Intent – Limit disruption...

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