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Why You Should Bet on a Rain Water Tank this Summer

Rainwater collection is one of the oldest means of collecting water for domestic purposes. Archeological evidence attests to the capture of rainwater as far back as 4,000 years ago, and the concept of rainwater harvesting in China may date back 6,000 years. Unfortunately, as societies became more technologically advanced, the simple practice of rainwater harvesting […]

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Why Harvest Rain Water? Calculate How Much You Can Harvest

There is nothing new about collecting rainwater. Storage jars used for water collection some 2000 years ago have been found as far away as Thailand . In more recent times, we need to look closer to home to Spain and their Cisternas. All that has changed is an ever pressing need to help save our […]

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Why you should harvest rainwater

Did you know that more than 80% of rainwater evaporates back into the atmosphere? When water evaporates through plants, (transpiration) it cools the atmosphere and biological diversity increases. Rainwater harvesting is not only a way to make the most of nature‚Äôs gift, but containing runoff from your roof and paving will also help improve the […]

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