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Rainwater Harvesting: an on-farm guide

An introductory guide with case studies on rainwater as a resource on the farm.

Year of Publication2009

The Guide offers an introduction to:* What is rainwater harvesting* Benefits of rainwater harvesting* The wider implications of rainwater harvesting?And includes sections on:* Things to consider before installing a rainwater harvesting system* Types of rainwater harvesting systems* Rainwater harvesting for different agricultural sectors - livestock and crop production* Legislation* Funding supportThe Guide is intended for information only. If you are considering installing a rainwater harvesting system, then you should seek professional advice at all stages of planning and construction.

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pollution control

The Government agency responsible for improving the quality of the environment – air, water and soil – in England and Wales.

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