With growing concerns surrounding the rising costs of water, pollution that affects groundwater, and climate change, many homeowners are turning to harvesting rainwater in 2023. Rainwater conservation is not a new concept; however, it is growing in popularity due to its environmental benefits and potential to save you money on your energy bill in the long run. While there are many benefits to harvesting rainwater, the main appeal of this practice is that it is a sustainable water management practice that anyone can implement in their home. If you’re interested in starting a rainwater harvesting system, here are some tips to help you avoid mistakes that could waste your time and money.
One common problem that you may run into when storing your rainwater in a water storage tank is the presence of algae. By understanding the science behind how algae grows, you can be effective in eliminating algae growth in your water tanks. In this post we'll uncover the process in which algae grows.
If it's worth getting set up to collect rainwater, it's worth storing your water safely. Whether you're using rainwater for drinking or just basic needs such as toilets, you need to keep it clean and ready to use when you need it. Below are a few points to help you be sure you are getting the best water storage tank solution for your rain collection system.
Deep in the eastern base of the Whetstone Mountains – Southern Arizona, sit the most protected water-filled caves in America. Keeping them natural is no easy task. A solution to conserving thousands of gallons of cave water has been discovered.
The rain harvesting concept is growing because of the increasing concern for water in drier climates. Because this industry is still new, there are a lot of theories published to convince people to harvest more rain water. In fact, there are still a lot of government grants available to help encourage residents to collect water when it rains. After conducting a lot of research, I have located four fact-based reasons why rain harvesting is important.
Rainwater harvesting systems are a great idea, and relatively simple to set up. But debris and contamination can be a problem. In this article, we discuss why it is important to keep leaves and bugs out of your tank. When leaves collect in your water after falling off the tree, they will decompose and therefore pose as a threat to the quality of your water (not to mention fueling algae growth). Bugs like mosquitoes carry diseases and they also breed in stagnant water.