There is no shortage of rain over New Zealand as a whole, but councils spend millions of dollars each year collecting, treating and supplying potable (drinkable) water to their communities. Using collected rainwater can significantly reduce demand for mains water supply.
This bulletin gives an overview of the choice, design and installation of rainwater collection systems for the home.
The bulletin covers
Publication date: October 2006 Keywords: rainwater, recycling, safety, sustainability