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Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...rainwater catchment system If it is not for financial reasons, why are you installing a water tank? Here are some reasons: To do your part for water conservation; to be able to water your garden with some independence from water restrictions; to use rainwater for laundry, showers and toilets; for increased ...

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

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...Rainwater collection and storage: A water catchment system for roof rainwater is simple, and can store water for outdoor irrigation. Rainwater harvesting 'first flush' clean out © Michael Casey Gutters: Rainwater gathers in gutters, is directed to the downspout, or a 'first flush' pipe, ...

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...rainwater catchment system giving you a supply of water for outdoor use that may come in handy during watering moratoriums that we are increasingly seeing in dense urban areas. Permeable paving stones © Oak Pavers Creating landscapes with permeable surfaces and proper swales to direct water to desired areas can...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...Rainwater catchment systems Graywater recovery systems Installing green roofs Planting native and adapted vegetation in place of lawns or ornamentals Investing in the above, and other things such as efficient cooling towers, and other innovative approaches to reducing on-site water use is something already be...