Potentials and limits of urban rainwater harvesting in the Middle East

@inproceedings{Lange2011PotentialsAL,
  title={Potentials and limits of urban rainwater harvesting in the Middle East},
  author={Jens Soeren Lange and S. Husary and Anne Gunkel and Dirk Bastian and Tamir Grodek},
  year={2011}
}
In the Middle East, water is scarce and population growth causes a rapid rise of urban centers. Since many towns of the Palestinian Authority (PA) suffer from water shortage, the use of rainwater harvesting (RWH) as an alternative to conventional water supply has gained increasing interest among water resources planners. This study quantifies actual volumes of urban RWH to be expected from highly variable Mediterranean rainfall. A one-parameter model uses measured potential evaporation and high… CONTINUE READING

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