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Video: How to build a rain barrel or small rainwater tank system

Watch this great video on how to build a simple rainwater harvesting system using rain barrels or small water tanks. Ensure the rain barrels/rainwater tanks/water drums are of good quality polyethylene so that they will last for many years. In South Africa, JoJo Tanks offer an 8-year warranty on their vertical and horizontal water tanks; […]

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How do rain gardens & rain barrels reduce water pollution?

Every time it rains, stormwater runoff from developed areas creates problems. Our modern cities are engineered to funnel rainwater from the land as fast as possible into storm sewers were it then goes, untreated, into nearby creeks and streams.

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VIDEO: How To Make A Cheap Rain Barrel / Rain Water Tank

Step by step instruction on how to make the cheapest and easiest rain barrel. You’ll be able to find a food-grade barrel in your area and make one of these for very cheaply. The parts are available at hardware and irrigation stores. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make your rain barrel:

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