Rainwater Recapture: Development Regulations Promoting Water Conservation
16 Pages Posted: 16 Nov 2010
Date Written: 2010
The increasing need for water conservation in the eastern as well as western parts of the United States is focusing attention on rainwater recapture. The technology available is effective and relatively inexpensive. Using land development regulations to require or encourage new development to incorporate rainwater recapture facilities is one approach to alleviation of local water shortages.
Keywords: environmental law, rainwater, water conservation, regulations, development
JEL Classification: K11, K32, K39
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