General

What components make a complete rainwater harvesting system?
All rainwater harvesting systems, no matter the size, are made up of the same primary components. These components include: An above ground collection sur...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 1:46 PM
How is rainwater collection calculated?
Potential rainwater collection is calculated using the square footage of roof x .625. That will equal the number of gallons collected per one inch of rainfa...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 12:59 PM
Are rainwater harvesting system drawings available?
Yes, our library of drawings is available for download in pdf or dwg format, here.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 1:01 PM
How do I keep debris out of my tank?
We have several pre-filtration options including downspout diverters, downspout filters, first flush filters, floating filters, in-ground filters, in-tank f...
Thu, 6 Aug, 2020 at 7:51 AM
How much water do I need to store?
The amount of water you need to store depends on many variables, including the application, geographic location, water treatment, as well as others. Our exp...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 1:12 PM
How long can I store the water?
The length of time rainwater can be stored before it starts to develop a foul odor or is no longer considered “fresh” depends on the water quality of the st...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 1:32 PM
Will the collected/stored water freeze?
Water stored in above ground tanks in below freezing temperatures is susceptible to freezing. Methods to prevent water in above ground tanks from freezing c...
Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 at 10:03 AM
How can I tell how much water is in my tank?
The best way to determine the water level in your tank is with a water tank level indicator. These devices can range from simple mechanical ball and float s...
Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 at 10:58 AM
What happens if my water storage tank is full?
An overflow pipe should be installed on the rainwater harvesting tank. All overflow pipes need to be piped such that the overflow water does not cause erosi...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 1:13 PM
What is potable water?
Potable water is water that is safe for drinking.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 1:07 PM