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The rainwater harvesting pilot project was commissioned by the National Rural Water Monitoring Committee in 2005 to assess the feasibility of supplementing treated mains water used for non-potable purposes. The project involved the design, installation, commissioning and monitoring of rainwater harvesting facilities in a rural housing development in County Carlow and in a 250-acre livestock farm in County Meath. Construction was carried out between 2005-2007.
McCarton, L., O'Hogain, S., Reid, A., McIntyre, N., Pender, J.: Rainwater Harvesting Pilot Project Report. National Rural Water Monitoring Committee, 2009.