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Title: Rainwater Harvesting State Regulations and Technical Resources

Abstract

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted in-depth research of state-level rainwater harvesting regulations for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) to help federal agencies strategically identify locations conducive to rainwater harvesting projects. Currently, rainwater harvesting is not regulated by the federal government; instead it is up to individual states to regulate the collection and use of rainwater. There is no centralized information about state-level regulations on rainwater harvesting maintained by a federal agency or outside organization. To fill this information gap, PNNL performed detailed internet searches for each state, which included researching regulations associated with state agencies, universities, Cooperative Extension Offices, city governments, and related organizations. The state-by-state information about rainwater harvesting regulations was compiled and assembled into an interactive map that is color coded by state regulations. The map provides a visual representation of the general types of rainwater harvesting policies across the country as well as general information about the state programs if applicable. The map allows the user to quickly discern where rainwater harvesting is supported and regulated by the state. This map was created in June 2015 and the data were updated in June 2019.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1530432
Report Number(s):
PNNL-24347 Rev 1
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Loper, Susan A., and Anderson, Christopher J. Rainwater Harvesting State Regulations and Technical Resources. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1530432.
Loper, Susan A., & Anderson, Christopher J. Rainwater Harvesting State Regulations and Technical Resources. United States. doi:10.2172/1530432.
Loper, Susan A., and Anderson, Christopher J. Thu . "Rainwater Harvesting State Regulations and Technical Resources". United States. doi:10.2172/1530432. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1530432.
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title = {Rainwater Harvesting State Regulations and Technical Resources},
author = {Loper, Susan A. and Anderson, Christopher J.},
abstractNote = {Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted in-depth research of state-level rainwater harvesting regulations for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) to help federal agencies strategically identify locations conducive to rainwater harvesting projects. Currently, rainwater harvesting is not regulated by the federal government; instead it is up to individual states to regulate the collection and use of rainwater. There is no centralized information about state-level regulations on rainwater harvesting maintained by a federal agency or outside organization. To fill this information gap, PNNL performed detailed internet searches for each state, which included researching regulations associated with state agencies, universities, Cooperative Extension Offices, city governments, and related organizations. The state-by-state information about rainwater harvesting regulations was compiled and assembled into an interactive map that is color coded by state regulations. The map provides a visual representation of the general types of rainwater harvesting policies across the country as well as general information about the state programs if applicable. The map allows the user to quickly discern where rainwater harvesting is supported and regulated by the state. This map was created in June 2015 and the data were updated in June 2019.},
doi = {10.2172/1530432},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
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