Feasibility of roof water harveseting in a cold climate

M. Brown, N. Lo, M. B. Liebman, L. J. D. Roach & R. B. Staples
Faced with mounting security of supply issues, the water supply authority in an Australian snowplay resort is trialling roof water harvesting to reduce mains water demand. A trial was established to harvest roof water from a building in Perisher Valley, New South Wales with both a roof and ground collection system. While the trial is ongoing, results from June 2004 to January 2005 show that the ground and roof collection systems collected approximately 100kL and...