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Rainwater Collection Harvesting



Below-Ground Rainwater Harvesting Systems

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Installed below-ground, a large capacity, polyethylene tank designed to collect and store rainwater, and can provide water for all your non-potable household uses or garden watering needs. Utilizing underground water pipes, the system collects water from all your downspouts and stores the water until it is needed. Underground tanks can store up to 1700 gallons of water or more. They have filters to prevent debris from entering the storage chamber and automatic pumping systems to disperse the water to the house or garden areas.

 

Above-Ground Rainwater Harvesting Systems

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An above-ground rainwater collection tank is easily connected to a standard residential downspout where it can store 75 to 250 gallons of rainwater. A downspout filter and automatic pump, complete the system. Individual tanks can be connected to each other for more water storage, or a single pump can be disconnected and reconnected to additional rainboxes placed at other downspouts around the house.

 

Gutters and Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting provides a supply of water that can be used for irrigation and other purposes.

We face a growing, concern about our dwindling water resources and our growing demands to conserve and reuse water responsibly.

Water resources are finite and engineers and architects are being pressed to come up with new solutions to meet water demands.

As in ancient times, modern science has turned to capturing and collecting rainwater as a partial solution to the problem and a gutter system is the first step in harvesting rainwater.

  • Harvested water is perfect for many uses around the house, or around commercial buildings, from watering the lawn and plants to washing and cleaning.
  • Rainwater Harvesting protects valuable landscaping from mandatory water cut-offs. Unexpected water shortages that can destroy their beauty.
  • Rainwater Harvesting conserves valuable drinking water. Harvesting water for cleaning, irrigation, washing and other purposes helps preserve more of the valuable fresh water we all rely on for cooking and drinking.
  • Finally, managing storm water at the source minimizes downstream impacts of erosion and prevents rainwater from becoming runoff.

Rainwater Harvesting Systems utilize your home’s gutters to capture water, then store the rainwater in above or below ground tanks for later use in landscape irrigation, car washing, and decorative fountains or as non-potable water for toilet flushing, laundry and indoor fire sprinkler systems.

 


Facts

Copper gutters are durable...

Copper gutters are durable, long lasting, and are usually reserved for classic restorations.  Expect to pay 3 times more for copper, depending on the style and weight.

FAQ's

Q. Should I hire a Professional gutter installer to install my gutters?

A. Yes. Seamless gutters, offer the best value and can only be installed on-site by a professional.

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