Rain water harvesting – Part III

In Part 2 we looked at setting up the main water tank, the water collection from the roofs, as well as building the main water features for the water filtration. In this post we will cover the sealing and finishing the water features, collecting the rain water from the first summer rains to fill up the pool, […]

Rain water harvesting – Part 2

In Part I we covered the small rain water tank near the front of the house that will be used for basic garden water, washing the car, and other general water usage. In this post we will cover the main water tank in the back of the garden that will be used for gardening, filling […]

Rain water harvesting – Part 1

We finally got the first of the 2 rain water tanks up and running, which is awesome.. Except that it’s the end of summer, and therefore the end of the rainy season. Boo. Luckily, however, we got an end of summer full weekend of rain last weekend, and the tank filled up in no time. […]