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Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems

Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems is book that covers a wide and diverse area, making the difference in the market of today, especially for engineers that are already working in the field and need the scientific knowledge behind the biological aspects of a more self-reliant and sustainable future for our civilization. People already want the ecologically […]


Water From The Sky

Water From The Sky focuses on how to become self-reliant with this most precious of life-giving resources, how it should be caught, saved, treated, used, reused, in the most economical and healthy ways, written by a man whose concern for self-reliance has become not only a passion, but a way of life. When we think […]


Managing Community Water Supplies

Developing and Managing Community Water Supplies is a how-to book, based on field experience, from using short case studies to discussing all the issues related to the different stages of water supply development to the founding of a community program that will work, no matter where you are. Involving all the members of a community […]


Water Storage

Water Storage is a do-it-yourself guide to rainwater harvesting in a sustainable fashion that makes use of all the possibilities within your grasp, at a low cost to the owner, with ecologically correct designs and building techniques that not only work, but look good once they are done. Off-Grid water systems, disaster preparedness and fire […]


Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands Volume 2

Brad Lancaster lives what he preaches and Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands Volume 2 is just as useful as volume 1 is, but has a more detailed focus on water harvesting earthworks. This is a practical guide to all those tropical Oasis that once existed along the silk road between Europe and China thousands of years […]


Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged

Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged was written as an introduction to the noble and sustainable art of rainwater harvesting for the homeowner interested in doing-it-oneself. Written by Suzy Banks, Richard Heinichen and Illustrated by Tre Arenz, its an easy to grasp filler-in on the basics, straight from chapter one. With the whole process detailed […]


Rainwater Catchment Systems for Domestic Supply

Rainwater Catchment Systems for Domestic Supply: Design, Construction and Implementation is a guide to low-tech solutions for both ground and roof rainwater harvesting the world over; including socio-economic issues in other cultures. With studies from around the world, this book has numerous examples for anyone (but especially professionals in the area), looking to construct a […]


Design for Water

Design for water by Heather Kinkade-Levario is a guide to rainwater harvesting, stormwater catchment and alternate water reuse mainly in urban environments, focused on professional engineers and architects already working in a related field and looking to get started in passive water collection. This 240-page paperback was recently published in June of 2007 by New […]


Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands

I received a signed copy of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands (Volume 1) from its author Brad Lancaster not long ago. This book is one of the great resources on rainwater harvesting and is only one of three future volumes covering all aspects of capturing rain. The awareness I brought away after reading it is that […]