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Staff Photo: John Bohn Lantana plants grow at Pharr Elementary School in Snellville. Pharr Elementary School is going green by collecting rainwater to water their vegetable and wild flower garden. A rainwater collection unit on the roof of the school stores water in a 600 gallon container, connected to a solar powered water pump which delivers water to the garden.

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School has system's first rainwater recovery system

With the help of captured rainwater, students of a Snellville Elementary School are learning about growing vegetables. The school's principal, however, said the lesson doesn't end there.

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