NBS Guidance

San Francisco Rainwater Harvesting Manual (for non-potable residential uses)

About This Guide

Kraai, R., Minick, S., Scarpulla, J., Ferry, E.; Mitchell, M.; Uncapher, A. (2016). San Francisco Rainwater Harvesting Manual for Non-Potable Residential Uses. San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco, CA.

This comprehensive technical manual published by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is an outstanding source of information and will enable you to plan and design your own rainwater harvesting system. While this guide focuses on residential roof-based rainwater harvesting systems, some of the information presented is relevant to larger commercial systems as well.