Collecting Rainwater Could Save U.S. Residents $90 Million A Year

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“Simply collecting rainwater could save U.S.residents millions of dollars each year on their water bills and drastically cut down on water consumption.

A new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council examined the potential cost-savings in eight U.S.cities and found that residents could collectively save $90 million or more annually.

With population growth and climate change placing an even greater pressure on existing water supplies, urban rooftop rainwater collection could help mitigate shortages and price spikes in the future. Simple rainwater basins placed on roofs in urban environments could address nearly 80 percent of daily residential water usage for things like washing clothes and flushing toilets.”

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