Rainwater an option for dry spring wa...

Rainwater an option for dry spring watering

There are 4 comments on the Ruidoso News story from Apr 22, 2014, titled Rainwater an option for dry spring watering. In it, Ruidoso News reports that:

Although no state, county or village rules compel homeowners to install rainwater catchment systems, the reality of living in the Southwest during a prolonged drought with water sources disappearing and water rates increasing, prompts many residents of Ruidoso and Lincoln County to look for ways to augment the water supplied from the village or ... (more)

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Huntington Beach, CA

#1 Apr 23, 2014
This is great information for the public to know. I was told a few years ago, by a prominent Ruidoso businesswoman, that capturing runoff was not allowed in the county. So glad to learn she was wrong. The effort to have homeowners use gray water for landscaping will go a long way in the effort to beautify Ruidoso.

Bangalore, India

#2 May 4, 2014
This is really a good and great news

Thank you

Ruidoso, NM

#3 May 4, 2014
Just a random thought, but if it is not raining there is nothing to collect and if it is raining there is no need to collect the rain. It might work for small areas of watering but certainly not lawns or large amounts of landscaping.

Since: Apr 14

Leicester, UK

#4 Jul 3, 2014
Think Amused has hit the nail on the head.


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