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Water Conservation: half-empty or half-full?

Regional Webinar Series

Rainwater Harvesting and Water Re-use: state specialists' and county agents' perspectives

Three presenters spoke about the opportunities and challenges for using reclaimed and harvested rainwater in residential sector.

Note: The webinar was recorded on March 1, 2011.

Presentations and Webinar Materials:

Recording:


The webinar was recorded using Elluminate Live! on-line collaborative environment. Once Elluminate is launched (see the link below), you can use the sliding bar at the very bottom of your screen to scroll to the specific program:
  • American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association – the seventh mark on the sliding bar (time indicator at the bottom right corner will report "In session for 4 hours and 27 minutes")
  • Reclaimed Water Use (Florida) – scroll to the point where the time indicator in the lower right corner states "In session for 4 hours and 43 minutes"
  • Pasco County's Purple Plan for Purple Rain (Florida) – scroll to the point where the time indicator in the lower right corner states "In session for 5 hours and 5 minutes"
  • Q&A – scroll to the point where the time indicator in the lower right corner states "In session for 5 hours and 23 minutes (the last mark on the sliding bar)"
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Additional Resources:

Recommendations by the Webinar Participants:

Rain Water Harvesting

Reclaimed Water Use

For additional information about reclaimed water and the considerations for its use as a source of nutrients, see the following publications and web-pages:

Pasco County's Purple Plan for Purple Rain (Florida)

Pasco County's education program was developed to teach residents about reclaimed water.

Pasco County Purple Rain Education Program
Reclaimed Water and Plants

Lake Wauburg, University of Florida; http://photos.urel.ufl.edu/netpub/server.np?quickfind

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