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Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13
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Urban rainwater catchment for master gardeners 3.7.13

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  • (Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles were all in the top 10.)
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    • 1. Urban Rainwater Catchment Native Buffalo Grass, 6” tall max
    • 2. Mission● Build a healthy, sustainable New Orleans, one yard at a time.
    • 3. Nola Rainwater Harvest:● Bioretention Areas● Cisterns● Anatomy of a Rain Barrel● Why rainwater harvest is important
    • 4. Why rainwater harvest in NOLA?● NOLA is the third rainiest city in the 48 contiguous states ● 65 inches of rain/year ● Our rain comes down all at once ● Water is a universal solvent, transporting contaminants to Lake Pontchartrain + wetlands
    • 5. BIO RETENTION Results:Retention: ● ● Reduced need for irrigation Less water into Storm System● Collects runoff ● Clean water● Recharges Water Table● Deep Root WateringBiomass:• Wicks H20 via transpiration• Removes contaminants
    • 6. http://www.architectityourself.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/section.jpg
    • 7. Oregon Environmental Councilhttp://www.oeconline.org/our-work/rivers/stormwater/low-impact-development/ past-low-impact-development-workshops
    • 8. Jefferson County Dept Of Health Environmental Health—Watershed Protection Divisionhttp://wpd.jcdh.org/sites/swp/SitePages/Low%20Impact%20Development%20(LID).aspx
    • 9. Proposed Bioretention Area for Gentilly
    • 10. Wildflower Bioswale
    • 11. Wildflower Bioswale
    • 12. RAINWATER DIVERSION
    • 13. CISTERNS = LOUISIANA HERITAGE
    • 14. Why Cisterns●Save Money●Every 1,000 sq ft of roof: 625gal. H20 per 1” rain●Avg Nola shotgun roof (1850sq ft) can collect 1,156.25 gal.H20●Save Nola●Save Nolas Money! Herman Grima/Gallier Historic House
    • 15. CISTERN TYPES +CONFIGURATIONS
    • 16. CISTERN ACCESSORIES
    • 17. Straining Basket Calming Inlet
    • 18. Mosquito Flap Overflow Siphon
    • 19. Float Valve
    • 20. INTEGRATED RAIN HARVEST
    • 21. Case Study: Comprehensive System
    • 22. Demetria Christo 504-274-8774contact@ecourbanllc.com www.ecourbanllc.com

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