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7.7: Synthesis

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  • 42. Describe the difference, with pros and cons, of a dry versus a wet rainwater harvesting system.

    43. Describe the difference, with pros and cons, of an active versus a passive rainwater harvesting system.

    44. List and briefly describe the components of a built household rainwater harvesting system.

    45. List and briefly describe the pros and cons of rainwater harvesting from a technical perspective.

    46. List and briefly describe the pros and cons of rainwater harvesting from a financial perspective.

    47. List and briefly describe the pros and cons of rainwater harvesting from a socio-cultural perspective.

    48. What are the top three largest challenges to meeting water needs through rainwater harvesting? Justify your answer.

    49. Design your own integrated system for rainwater harvesting. Make sure to consider catchment, piping, first-flush, gravity, storage, purification, and final usage. Draw and label your system.