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As Halley Potter of the Century Foundation, a think-tank, says, countervailing initiatives by individual districts—redrawing catchment zones, rejigging admission criteria, opening magnet schools—have not offset the overall trend.
Realizing their hilltop location would make digging a line impractical, Mitzvah Garden organizers went to work on a catchment building, which is basically a 40-by-30-foot roof that catches rainwater to fill 22 containers.
In the efforts to control water flow, the Angkorian engineers diverted water from existing river systems, which resulted in the creation of new catchments.
And rainwater catchment systems can store water from rain gutters.
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