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Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands Brad Lancaster Book series Water harvesting Kl Co Essential resource for those who want to collect rain falling on their land. The library has Volume 1 (Guiding principles) and Volume 2 (Earthworks). Volume 3 (Roof catchment and cistern systems) has not yet been issued, although that's the one we're most waiting for!
Urban Homestead, The Coyne, Kelly book Self-reliance, city life Kl Co Gold for the city-dweller or suburbanite. Treats gardening, foraging, livestock, preserving, cleansers, choosing a place to live, rain harvesting, greywater use, lots of energy projects, transportation.
Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living Kaplan & Blume Book Urban homestdg ILL Another of many books on this topic. See Amazon for a more complete list.
Water Storage Art Ludwig Book Water KSC The best book I've seen so far on storing water. Written from an expert perspective.

These permaculture references discuss water harvesting, incl. mulching, berms, swales, ponds, erosion control, measures to slow runoff, and keyline design:

Title Author, etc. Medium Topic Library Description
Gaia's Garden Toby Hemenway Book Permaculture Both Subtitled "A Guide To Home-Scale Permaculture" (2nd Edition)
Introduction to Permaculture Mollison, Bill Book Food Both Small scale agriculture without wrecking the land
Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability David Holmgren Book Permaculture KSC "If the principles that Holmgran discusses were applied to all that we do, we would be well on the road to sustainability..."

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