Catching and using rainwater can be as simple as a single plastic barrel with a gravity feed to a flower bed, or they can be sophisticated systems that supply all your water …
What is Rainwater Harvesting? Rainwater harvesting is the process of collecting rainwater through a harvesting or collection system, which can involved barrels, buckets, or other containers to hold the water.
Two new legislative bills were passed in Colorado this summer that seem to be causing some confusion regarding water rights. Senate Bill 09-080 and House Bill 09-1129 allow for the collection of rainwater- but only in very limited circumstances.
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Droughts, water supply worries and population changes serve as catalysts for states to consider legislation related to water conservation and alternative sources of water including rainwater harvesting. State legislatures have considered bills to allow, define and clarify when, where and how
Some U.S. states have laws restricting collection of rainwater, making it difficult for the average homeowner to set up a rainwater harvesting system.
Rainwater is an excellent source of free water, or so you’d think, right? Apparently not, though. For example, some Western states including Utah, Washington and Colorado outlawed home owners from collecting rain water on their own properties. According to the good’ ol government, the water that
ensure you have enough water in a survival situation is to collect it from your roof. We found an old method our grandparents used to filter rainwater
An Introduction to Rainwater Harvesting General Description ainwater harvesting is a technology used for collecting and storing rainwater from rooftops, the land surface or rock catchments using simple techniques such as jars and pots as well as more complex techniques such as underground check dams.
Viral reports that an Oregon man was jailed for collecting rainwater on his rural property have sparked questions about whether it’s to collect rainwater in some states.