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Water from the roof of the Carrier Dome to be captured & reused

The university last month received a $1.35 million state grant to install a system to collect the rainwater that runs off the fabric roof of the Carrier Dome, the 49,262-seat arena where SU’s basketball, football and other teams play.
Approximately 880,000 of the 6.6 million gallons of water that pours off the Dome’s 7-acre roof each year will be captured by the system and stored in tanks hung from the bottom of the arena’s upper bleachers. During events at the Dome, the water will be used to flush the toilets and urinals in the building’s 16 public bathrooms… Read the full story at

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