Commitment to Action

Scaling Rainwater Harvesting for 21st Century Mexico

Commitment by

Isla Urbana

In 2011, Isla Urbana, an International Renewable Resources Institute (IRRI) project, commited to installing 100 rainwater harvesting systems in low-income communities throughout Mexico City by utilizing best-practice models of co-financing and co-participation. The project aims to develop tools and strategies to encourage the use of rainwater harvesting systems as a sustainable, replicable, and scalable alternative to conventional water systems. The project will produce a series of re commendations on how to incorporate co-participation methods into the implementation of scalable rainwater harvesting systems.

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Commitment

Scaling Rainwater Harvesting for 21st Century Mexico

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$81,360

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

MEXICO

Commitment by

Isla Urbana

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

International Renewable Resources Institute-Mexico, HSBC Philanthropic Programs, Engineers Without Borders, Temo Foundation