Posted by: dmconroy | February 9, 2009

Ohio Rainwater Regulations

The regulations and restrictions are generally related to the use of ‘potable water’ or water that is fit to drink. Municipalities worldwide that are already practicing harvesting generally ban its use as potable water.

Worldwide, the majority of rainwater that is harvested is used for sanitary use (toilet flushing) and agricultural use (garden irrigation). Both would be practical uses at OWU that would help make OWU green and save green.

Ohio Regulaions-

Ohio has the most extensive regulations regarding rainwater harvesting. Most deal with various specifications of construction, zoning and disinfection standards.

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