Do's & Don'ts When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection
Tired of paying high water bills? Have you heard of the ways you can use a rain catcher to lower those bills? You probably also didn't know that 623 gallons of water can be harvested from 1 inch of rain on a 1,000-square-foot roof and as far as rain barrels are concerned, a typical 1/2-inch rainfall will fill a 50- to 55-gallon barrel. I'm sharing everything I know about making rainwater collection an efficient way to lower your bills and help the environment.
Rainhead Screens | Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond by Brad Lancaster
by Brad Lancaster © 2014 www.HarvestingRainwater.com Around the world among rainwater-harvesting cultures, people clean their water catchments before the rain. Children often have this responsibility, sweeping a flat roof- or patio-catchment. At my home, the responsibility is mine, with the cleaning of my roof gutters and all inlets to curb…
The Rain Barrel System
Last year, my Dad rigged up a 55 gal drum as a rain barrel. I used it all year and loved it. So I convinced him I needed more rain barrels. My poor father, who has 3 herniated discs in his back right now (surgery scheduled for tomorrow), drove 7 hours to come for AJ's birthday and to install my rain barrels. He started by making a cradle for the rain barrels to help support their weight when full. Connects the 3 barrels together using PVC piping Dad checking out his work during a nice…
Gutter Downspout Drainage and French Drain Install - Wet Leaking Basement Foundation Wall Solution
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Easy to build rain barrel system
Unless you live in a very wet climate, it's always good to be able to collect rainwater for your garden. This watering system is a perfect solution as it doesn't rely on a pump - just gravity! This watering system is relatively easy to build and uses an easy concept for delivering water to your garden beds. As long as you know how to use basic tools, you are sure to accomplish this project. You can buy used barrels at a low price from companies that use them to transport products. But take…