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Rain barrels

Rain barrels promote water conservation by collecting rainwater from roofs for use in irrigation. They are often used in association with native plants and Xeriscape™ landscaping.
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(13) In active harvesting, rainwater is collected from surface areas and stored in above-ground rainwater tanks or cisterns.
[28] Australian Government, Rainwater Tank Design and Installation Handbook MPMSAA, 2008.
Water meters are already a feature in many UK homes while in Australia, Sydney Water is offering a rebate of up to pounds 333 to customers installing a rainwater tank
Investing in quality rainwater tanks, climate-friendly hot water systems, water efficient washing machines, and dual flush toilets are only a few of the home improvements recommended to make homes and businesses more water and energy efficient.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): An Australian researcher has warned that though rainwater tanks can save a lot of water, pumping water from them can be energy intensive.
youngsters from Landywood primary with the rainwater tank.
Save money and provide up to half your total water consumption by installing a simple rainwater tank.
Overlooking the Milford Haven waterway, the three-storey octagonal tower is cut off from the mainland twice a day by the tide and has no services - apart from a 4,500gallon rainwater tank.
For the study, researchers predicted the mosquitoes range based on two types of breeding containers - a 3600-litre rainwater tank and a 20-litre bucket - in the shade and in the sun.
As part of its 2008-2009 budget, the Australian Government has announced a $1.5 billion urban water plan that includes rebates on domestic rainwater tank or greywater system installations.
A rainwater tank for a community in Tanzania costs $4,000 through PWS&D.