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Video: DIY first flush rain harvesting diversion system

Watch this short video for an explanation of a simple diy first flush rainwater diversion system that prevents debris and dirty water from entering your water tank or rain barrel. Equally important as preventing dirty water and debris from entering your rainwater tank is the quality of the rainwater tank itself. Ensure that the water […]

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Video: Example of a commercial first flush rainwater system

‘First flush’ diverter systems can be made at home or bought. Here is an example of a commercial first flush system that prevents debris and dirty water from entering your water tank. It is important to choose a good quality water tank for storing rainwater, especially if the rainwater will be used for potable purposes. […]

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Video: DIY First Flush Diverter for Rainwater Tanks

Watch this video on an ingenious first flush diverter made from common hardware store materials and a water bottle. It also explains the importance of fitting a first flush system to your rain barrel or rain water tank. Need a a rainwater tank in South Africa? Check out the links below showing the various high […]

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Video: First Flush Rainwater Diverters for Water Tanks

What are ‘first flush diverters’?  This quick video gives an overview of first flush rainwater diverters for water tanks and why they are an important component of any rainwater harvesting tank installation. Rain Harvesting – First Flush Water Diverters improve water quality, reduce tank maintenance and protect pumps by preventing the first flush of water, […]

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VIDEO: Rainwater Harvesting System & Tanks Overview

This video shows how a rainwater harvesting system works, from rooftop to rain garden. See how to set up a 3-tank system with a first flush diverter and overflow pipe which directs overflow rainwater from the water tanks to a rain garden, for maximum water harvesting. For maximum rain water storage capability, we suggest bigger […]

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