Water Harvesting: Passive Use in the Landscape

Water harvesting is the practice of collecting rain or stormwater for later use.  Water can be collected directly in the landscape or diverted into storage tanks for later use. Water harvesting is a great complement to a water wise landscape.

Why Harvest Water?

  • Reduces waste of a valuable resource
  • Reduces pollutants to area streams and rivers by keeping water on site
  • Collect water for later use on landscape plants (check local and state water ordinances)
  • Stormwater contaminants can be