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What can I use a rain water tank for?

The article below cautions against using rainwater from rain water tanks in urban areas for drinking purposes. However, rainwater collected from rooftops and stored in water tanks can be turned into high quality drinking water by using appropriate water filtration and purification. Rainwater tanks should not be used as a means of supplying drinking water […]

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Using rainwater from rain water tanks – levels of filtration

As the title suggests, this article outlines the levels of filtration and/or purification of rainwater from rain water tanks, depending on intended use. Rainwater collected from your roof and stored in rain barrels or water tanks can be used for most, if not all household uses.  In order of filtration requirements, here are some uses […]

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Harvesting Rainwater Isn’t Just Green—it Can Save You Some Green, Too!

How did Gilligan, The Professor, and MaryAnn survive? How did Mrs. Hathaway wash her hair, Ginger keep her pores perfect, and Lovey keep his suit so perfectly pressed? Most importantly, how did all of those Island folks actually bathe? These are the questions that have plagued all of mankind for decades. Breathe easy, because the […]

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