August 11, 2015

Video: Budget rainwater harvesting system & water tank

This is an excellent practical explanation of a budget rainwater harvesting system and plastic water tank. The video shows just how easily (and cheaply) water can […]
February 16, 2015

Harvesting Rainwater in the City

Although this article is about rainwater harvesting and rain water tanks in Australia, it is pertinent to South Africa which has a similar climate and is […]
September 25, 2014

6 Steps to Designing a Rainwater Harvesting System

The principles of designing a rainwater harvesting system with a water tank or rain barrel can be applied worldwide. Simple rainwater tank systems can be designed […]
August 25, 2014

Video: Large-scale modular underground rainwater harvesting tank

Underground water tanks and underground water storage systems are sometimes preferable to above-ground water storage tanks. This video documents the installation of a large modular underground […]
August 14, 2014

9 Ways to Save Water at Work

Water saving habits and water conservation systems such as rain water tanks, are not only for home but should be embraced at work too. Many businesses […]
August 12, 2014

Video: Backyard rain water tanks & first flush filters

This video shows the  basics of rain water tanks with a diy first flush diverter in action while it is raining. Rain water tank systems need […]
April 18, 2014

Video: Rain barrel rainwater irrigation system

This video shows good detail of a rainwater harvesting system that is rigged up for drip irrigation. If one desires using rainwater for other uses, we […]
April 8, 2014

Why It Is Essential to Keep a Water Tank in Your Backyard

Here are some compelling reasons to install water tank or two on your property.  Water tanks can be extremely useful for pretty much any household, regardless […]
March 27, 2014

Video: Make a rain barrel with a plastic drum

Rain barrels can be made from a variety of receptacles; here a food-grade plastic drum is used. Plastic tanks and drums are generally preferred over steel […]
March 10, 2014

Video: Reasons to install rain gardens & rain barrels

Rain gardens can be combined with rainwater collection systems that include rain water tanks too. This video explains why harvesting rainwater and using it for rain […]
January 15, 2014

What to do with your rainwater from your rainwater tanks

Rainwater harvesting is an environmentally sound practice and it can save money on water bills. Here are a few notes on what you can use rainwater […]
January 13, 2014

Why installing a rain water tank is good for the environment

There are many reasons to harvest rainwater and install water tanks, including saving money on your water bills. Here’s why rainwater tanks are also good for […]
December 28, 2013

Simple ways how to save & use rainwater

Rainwater harvesting systems need not be complicated or expensive but we always recommend installing larger water tanks as small tanks can fill up and overflow surprisingly […]
November 30, 2013

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 […]
November 28, 2013

Fundamentals of Rainwater Tank Harvesting Systems

The main and most important component of any rainwater or water storage system is the water tank but there are a number of other components that […]
November 26, 2013

Video: The whys and hows or rain barrel installation

With an introduction to why home-owners should keep rainwater on their properties and a clear demonstration of how to install a rain barrel or rainwater tank, […]
November 18, 2013

The RainSaucer™: A novel approach to rainwater harvesting

This novel approach of capturing rainwater with funnel-like ‘saucers’ that direct the rainwater straight to a water tank will appeal to some, especially those that do […]
November 13, 2013

10 Tips for Fitting a Quality Rainwater System into Your Budget

Investing in a rainwater harvesting system and water tanks can be daunting but these tips below will help you budget for a rainwater system, whether you […]