Harvested rainwater

Harvested rainwater

The rain that falls on a roof and is channeled by gutters to a storage tank or cistern. The uses of this water are limited by any pollutants that may be picked up from the roof surface and atmospheric pollutants.
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The flagship store was designed by Dennis McLuckie and landscaped by Will Quarmby, and features a purpose-built irrigation system fitted to maintain the plants, with a 6,000-litre tank beneath the store to hold harvested rainwater.
He ( Singh) harvested rainwater, managed its flow and divided his land into three parts to cultivate bajra, moong and moth during Kharif in 2014," deputy general manager of corporate communications of Cairn India Ayodhya Prasad Gaur pointed out.
The World Health Organization (WHO) proposed appropriate treatment techniques to use harvested rainwater as a safe drinking water source (WHO, 2006).
Other more abstract works including Sacred Hearts and Sacred Groves are filled with colour and words and a mixture of materials including harvested rainwater.
Features such as using harvested rainwater for use in the flushing of WCs, solar controlled glazing in the windows to keep occupants cool and remove the need for air conditioning and underfloor heating will all contribute to a 30% saving in energy consumption over the building s former performance.
I would like to hear from anyone who has harvested rainwater on a larger scale than 100 gallons.
A water hose that had been cleaned with distilled water carried the harvested rainwater into a pre-cleaned 1-litre polyethylene container.
Toilet flushing and gardening are the possible processes that can exploit harvested rainwater.
Those surrounding the bar remind the thirsty clientele that glasses are washed in harvested rainwater, in the loo they tell you about the club's waterless urinals (they save 90 gallons of water a day), by the stairs clubbers are assured that the marble floors are sourced from Fairtrade Third World producers and the flat-screen TVs (showing films of children starving in Africa) are powered by the solar panels and wind turbines on the roof, we're told.
In Menard, Texas, homeowner Billy Kniffen and his wife rely entirely on harvested rainwater to supply their consumption needs.
A new building set to open next year will include solar heating, harvested rainwater systems, and other environmentally-friendly technology.