Roof Water Harvesting for a Low Impact Water Supply

By Brock Dolman and Kate Lundquist

Photographs by Jim Coleman and Brock Dolman
Illustrations by Jim Coleman

Table of Contents


System 1

Illustration 1

Illustration 2

System 2

Brazilian Inspiration





We would like to thank the Compton Foundation, the Dean Witter Foundation, and the Panta Rhea Foundation for their generous support of this project.

OAEC’s WATER Institute was established to offer positive responses to the crisis of increasingly degraded water quality and diminishing water quantity. We promote a holistic and multidisciplinary understanding of healthy watersheds through our four interrelated program areas — Watershed Advocacy, Training, Education, and Research.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC) is a nonprofit education and organizing center and organic farm in Northern California’s Sonoma County. Since 1994 OAEC has explored, educated about and implemented innovative and practical approaches to the pressing environmental and economic challenges of our day.