Jeff is a partner at Marten Law Group whose practice focuses on water resources and environmental, civil and appellate litigation. He represents public and private clients with an emphasis on cases involving regulatory compliance and civil liability. Marten Law Group produces an Environmental Newsletter where this article originally appeared.
Regulators have historically tended to look the other way when it comes to water captured as rain. But as water becomes more scarce, regulators are more closely scrutinizing the increasingly popular practice of rainwater harvesting — collecting rainwater in barrels, buckets and tanks.