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Structural Design of the Rainwater Harvesting System

Chapter

Abstract

As introduced in Chap.  1, the RWH system should be regarded as an integrated system, composed of three indispensable parts, namely, the rainwater collection, storage, and water supply subsystems.

Keywords

Rainwater catchment Rainwater storage Structural design 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gansu Research Institute for Water ConservancyLanzhouChina

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