About — Planning Manual for Sizing Rainwater Catchment
D-Lab WaSH 2019 — Constanza, Dominican Republic
Rainwater harvesting systems are highly modular and encompass a myriad of configurations. Rainwater systems are usually categorized as dry or wet. A dry system is one which the overhead conveyance system is dry between rains while a wet system is one which the underground pipes remain filled continuously (Graftman, 2017). The purpose of this report is to serve as a guide for the planning of dry, decentralized, rainwater catchment systems that can serve as a potable water supplement for individual households.