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Rainwater harvesting – frequently asked questions

These faq’s are from Britain but are relevant to the rest of the world too, especially water scarce South Africa. Although one answer below states that rainwater from rain water tanks should not be used for potable purposes; this is not strictly true. Rainwater can be used for drinking as long as it is properly […]

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Rainwater Harvesting: Some Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I make a rainwater harvesting system pay for itself (amortize its cost) and why should I not just harvest rainwater for irrigation. Simply by collecting and using water harvested during the rain season and using this water in your whole household, the tank surges full very rapidly, but you draw water from […]

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