Rain Water Harvesting

  Rainwater Harvesting Collection Surfaces A lot of people ask what type of material is suitable for rainwater harvesting.  While a metal roof is ideal, especially for drinking water, most any material can be used.  Wood and clay tile roof shingles are the least desirable because the porous surface harbors microbes, but if the water […]

Rain Barrels

  How To Make A Rain Barrel Here are the four key components to a rain barrel: RAIN BARREL Select a used or new closed-head polyethylene barrel. If used, make sure you know what was in the barrel before you got it. Closed head is important because of the safety issues posed by open-head barrels. […]