News & Blog Posts about Rainwater Harvesting

NASA Rain Gauge

NASA Precipitation Study

SERI received a $100,000 grant to study precipitation in Tucson. We invented a wooden mount that is easily installed on any kind of fence, so that participants did not have to install a wooden post. Now SERI has received a year’s worth of precipitation measurements from participants.

Project Harvest

Contaminants Found in Rooftop Harvested Rainwater in Tucson, Arizona

For the past six years we have collaborated with University of Arizona's Project Harvest to examine levels of contamination in residential harvested rainwater We collected and analyzed over rainwater samples by partnering with families in Tucson whom are disproportionately impacted by climate change and pollution The findings show there is increased contamination in rainwater...

FINAL - UHI Workshop - 10312023

UHI Workshop: Hot Topics / Cool Solutions

The City of Tucson s Landscape Advisory Committee LAC invite you to the th Urban Heat Island UHI Workshop This year the workshop is in collaboration with University of Arizona CLIMAS Discussions will focus on finding opportunities for Tucson to develop innovative solutions to mitigate the Urban Heat Island UHI effect and effectively communicate...



As part of our diversity and inclusion strategy website visitors are now able to access a wide range of accessibility and language support tools to customize their digital experience through Recite Me assistive technology Being able to offer an inclusive experience is essential to support over of the population who may encounter barriers when...


Interested in Having Your Own Garden and Need Seeds?

Growing our own food is not an easy task but it is not impossible there are resources available to help For a second time now we are partnering with Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona to benefit our participants by providing them free seasonal seeds If you are interested in having your own garden...

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