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Rainwater harvesting bill turns into study committee

The House Agriculture and Water Committee voted Wednesday to create a committee to study the feasibility of large-scale water harvesting in Arizona.

The committee injected a strike-everything amendment on Senate Bill 1522 to create the committee.

The bill originally would have created a new fourth type of water right called harvested rainwater so large-scale rainwater harvesting projects could receive groundwater use credits.

by Joanna Dodder Nellans, The Daily Courier, March 25, 2011,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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