Articles tagged: Catchment

Calculating the Amount of Rainwater Capturable from Your Roof

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Rainwater collected from the roofs of your house or sheds provides high quality water that can be a valuable source of drinking water. The volume harvestable is dependent upon your roof catchment area, but can be quite substantial over the course of a year. This article will help you to know how much rainwater you ...

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Maximising Water Captured in Storage Tanks During Rainfall and Storms

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Hotter Australian temperatures mixed with ever increasing populations places greater demand on our mains water supply. This in turn creates pressure for water authorities to identify and tap into alternative water sources, often resulting in higher expense to consumers. Rainwater tanks obviously allow you to harvest wa ...

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Benefits of Harvesting Rainwater in Water Tanks

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Water is a precious resource that covers 71% of Earth’s surface. It moves continually through the water cycle of becoming a vapour through evaporation and transpiration, transforming into water through to condensation in the Earth’s atmosphere, and then once condensed in to water falling back to earth via rain (pr ...

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Collecting Safe and Drinkable Rainwater from Your Rooftop

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Rainwater is a valuable resource and safe to drink as long as proper steps are taken to ensure the different components in your rainwater harvesting system are safe and installed correctly. This includes the materials your tank is made from and how it is plumbed into your house. Another important component to your wat ...

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How to Maintain Drinking Water Quality in Your Rainwater Tank

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This article is a summary guide on how you can maintain safe and fresh tasting rainwater compiled from the advice of Australian federal and state governments. Rainwater from your roof is a valuable resource and safe to drink when stored in a safe, properly installed and maintained rainwater tank. If you will be using y ...

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