Action Item 2.1.4.7: Rainwater harvesting

Encourage rainwater harvesting for irrigation and landscaping. This action step should begin in the short term and continue through the long term.1
  • 1. A key step is to amend the health board ban on cisterns to forbid only cisterns that serve as potable water supplies.
Timing: 
Long-Term (complete by 2030)
Influence?: 
Yes
Primary Inventory Element: 
Sustainability
Other Inventory Elements: 
Natural Resources
Facilities
Lead Owner: 
Acton Water District<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Board of Health
Health Department
Water Resources Advisory Committee

Comments

From ACES: The Board of Health needs to amend its ban on cisterns to forbid only cisterns that serve as potable water supplies.