West 104th Street Garden

June 21, 2010

The Safety of Rainwater Harvesting in NYC

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In response to some gardeners’ concerns about the safety of the cistern water in the 104th Street Community Garden, we are providing the following links to websites with relevant information.

Grow NY website
http://www.cenyc.org/openspace/rainwater

Grow NY manual for water harvesting
http://www.cenyc.org/files/osg/RWH.how.to.pdf

Rutgers Extension page for water harvesting
http://water.rutgers.edu/Stormwater_Management/rainbarrels.html

Rutgers facts sheet re maintaining water harvesting systems
http://njaes.rutgers.edu/pubs/download-free.asp?strPubID=FS1118

SC study about runoff water
http://us.mg202.mail.yahoo.com/dc/launch?.partner=vz-acs&.gx=1&.rand=6k1s6l3uopuaf

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