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What is Rainwater Harvesting?

What is Rainwater Harvesting?

Whether you are aware or not, you have probably come across some or another form of rainwater harvesting. A simplified diagram of the process looks something like this: rainwater is collected after it falls to the earth. It is then stored in a variety of ways, and then used at a later point. It can be purified and used as drinking water, be used for daily applications and even used in certain industries. In short, Rainwater harvesting is a process or technique that encompasses collecting, cleaning, storing and using rainwater for a variety of purposes. Below we discuss two of the biggest advantages of harvesting rainwater.

Reduce Water Bills

Harvested rainwater can be put to use for several non-drinking functions. For families and businesses, this can lead to a large reduction in water bills. On an industrial scale, harvesting rainwater can provide water for many processes to take place smoothly without having to exhaust nearby water sources. A as rule, rainwater can simply be stored for use during times when water supplies are low.

It’s Green

Using harvested rainwater is an excellent way of doing your bit to help the environment. Using clean, drinkable water to wash cars and flush toilets is a very wasteful practice, and doing everything you can to save water is a step in the right direction when it comes to being environmentally friendly. Environmentally speaking, it is better to use clean water for drinking and cooking purposes and rainwater for everything else. There has never been a better time to be green!

Clearwater Pumps

Clearwater Pumps offer the installation of Rainwater Harvesting Systems. These systems are designed around the idea of collecting, storing and distributing rainwater for household purposes such as irrigation, refilling of pools and ponds, toilet flushing and even drinking water with some extra filtration. Commercial properties also make use of Rainwater Harvesting and the water is used for the same purposes. Speak to us today to arrange a meeting where we can ascertain your needs and suggest the best possible solution.

What are Boreholes?

What are Boreholes?

Boreholes are a long, narrow wells drilled to access underground water in aquifers. Boreholes are covered with hand-pumps to prevent contamination and for ease of access. Before a borehole can be constructed, technicians and other interested parties must work together to find the ideal location and run various tests to ensure that the operation goes… Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Borehole

5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Borehole

Water is, without any doubt, the single most important commodity on Earth. We are reliant on it for many things, from basic life processes to cleaning and cooking, providing power, irrigation and many other things. Without water, there would be nothing. Because of its importance, many households all over South Africa are looking for alternative… Continue Reading

Questions About Borehole Pumps

Questions About Borehole Pumps

Could Anyone have a Borehole Pump Installed? Accumulated from underground springs and rainfall, did you know that there are billions of cubic meters of fresh ground water right underneath you? Whether for financial or ecological reasons, as one of the most underutilized water resources completely hidden from being evaporated, absolutely anyone could install a borehole… Continue Reading