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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Use harvested rainwater where possible as these acid lovers don't like the pH of tap water which can be alkaline.
Similarly, the unlevelled, irregular and silted channel caused hindrance in conveying the harvested rainwater from head to tail section of rod kohi.
A joint venture that will see several Yorke Peninsula sporting clubs receive harvested rainwater to irrigate their grounds is expected to save up to $23,000 in irrigation costs.
Harvested rainwater from green roof and collected steam condensate are reused as graywater in the building and for truck washing.
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.
The firm stated that the new plant facility saves 85 percent of water by using harvested rainwater and air-handling unit condensate for cooling cleanrooms and supplying grey water to facilities and for irrigation purposes.
First, they call for the reach of irriga tion systems using harvested rainwater tobe maximized, so production does not suffer in times of drought.
However for all other purposes including that of bathing, cleaning, kitchen work it was the harvested rainwater.
The harvested rainwater is pumped through a filter and an ultra-violet sterilization unit so that the water used contains no contaminants.