Virginia’s State House, Designed by Thomas Jefferson, To Harvest Rainwater ¬†— May 29, 2012

Fountain Will Soon Be Filled with Rainwater

The Virginia State Capitol at Richmond has been added to the growing number of public and private buildings around the commonwealth that use rainwater harvesting to reduce potable water demand and decrease runoff. Rainwater harvesting is the ancient practice of collecting rainwater for beneficial uses, such as irrigation, toilet and urinal flushing, and make-up water for cooling towers.

 

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