Rainwater harvesting – How to save rain water for future

Rainwater harvesting in natural reservoirs and tanks for the collection and storage of rainwater is a technique. Though it can also be used for drinking water if it is adequately treated.

Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting,

Water Harvesting System:

Rainwater harvesting is a method of harvesting roof. With rooftop harvesting, most any surface – tiles, metal sheets, plastic, but not grass or palm leaves – to stop the flow of rain water and high-quality drinking water and to provide a household with year-round storage can be used for. Water for other uses, etc. gardens, livestock, and irrigation

Rainwater Collection:

Rainwater harvesting is a technology used for collecting and storing rainwater from rooftops, the land surface or rock catchments using simple techniques such as jars and pots as well as more complex techniques such as underground check dams. The techniques usually found in Asia and Africa arise from practices employed by ancient civilizations within these regions and still serve as a major source of drinking water supply in rural areas. Commonly used systems are constructed of three principal components; namely, the catchment area, the collection device, and the conveyance system.

Rainwater Harvesting Benefits:

Using rainwater can reduce water bills, provide an alternative supply during water restrictions and help maintain a green, healthy garden. Depending on tank size and climate, mains water use can be reduced by up to 100%. This in turn can help:

  1. reduce the need for new dams or desalination plants
  2. protect remaining environmental flows in rivers
  3. reduce infrastructure operating costs.

Rainwater harvesting also decreases stormwater runoff, thereby helping to reduce local flooding and scouring of creeks.

How To Store Rainwater Underground:

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Storage is usually the most expensive component of a rainwater system and often determines the type of filtration and pumping system.

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How To Store Rainwater For Home Use:

How To Store Rainwater For Agriculture:

Some farmers manage to fund the building of their own pond

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How To Collect Rainwater:

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How To Collect Rainwater For Drinking:

If you intend to use rainwater for drinking, is necessary to reduce pollution. Clean rain barrels; overhanging branches and remove any debris on roofs or gutters. Use rain barrels to be in fine wire mesh of leaves, insects and other materials to keep.

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