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Water Harvesting Swales: a natural progression

Today, more than a year after having installed our first major water harvesting earthworks at the Tikologo Permaculture Site, we can finally report that swales do indeed catch water! 828 more words


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. 592 more words


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. 662 more words


Surest Way To Make Sure It Doesn't Rain

Over a month ago Hubby and I embarked on a rainwater harvesting expansion project in order to help cut the amount of household water that would be needed to maintain my garden. 344 more words


Rainwater Harvesting - Rain Barrel Crazy

Last July Hubby and I installed our first rain barrel for harvesting rainwater. At the time I wasn’t sure if this was legal in Michigan, but have since learned that the only two states that had laws against rainwater harvesting were Colorado and Nevada. 1,002 more words


Why use Rainsnare?

Water is our most precious resource. Keeping it pure as nature intended can be a challenge. Over 96% of contaminants in the average rain water comes from the collection surface (roofs), gutters, and the tanks used to store the water. 82 more words