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Rainwater Harvesting


The City of Los Angeles has many excellent resources on rainwater harvesting in our region, visit:

Last updated: Wednesday, 04/06/2016

Matrix 2.0 Alternative Water Guidelines 

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New roadmap for decentralized, alternate water supplies - indoor and outdoor non-potable water regulations streamlined for rainwater, graywater, stormwater, blackwater use.
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Rain Barrel & Cistern Rebate Program

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Harvesting rainwater protects the Bay from runoff and makes watering your yard fun. 

If that's not enough incentive, what about a generous rebate

Would that help?  


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