Introduction to rainwater harvesting / Guides

Rain barrels for storm water management and rainwater harvesting
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...Harvesting rainwater can lead us to dozens of other practices that bring us into greater sustainability. The three potential sources for harvesting rainwater: Direct rainfall, street harvesting and roof harvesting. Design landscapes to manage and store rainwater: The easiest source of rainwater to collect is th...

Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...to stormwater (or perhaps another lower tank). Choose your water pump carefully – it is very important to calculate the pressure and flow required to get the appropriate performance. Check out the Ecohome green building guide pages to see our Introduction to rainwater harvesting , to learn about water efficient f...