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Friday, August 19, 2011

Texas Rainwater Harvesting Manual

Survivalist Forum Aug 9, 2011

by TexasR.N. 3rdedition.pdf

Rainwater harvesting is an ancient technique enjoying a revival in popularity due to the inherent quality of rainwater and interest in reducing consumption of treated water.

Rainwater is valued for its purity and softness. It has a nearly neutral pH, and is free from disinfection by-products, salts, minerals, and other natural and man-made contaminants. Plants thrive under irrigation with stored rainwater. Appliances last longer when free from the corrosive or scale effects of hard water. Users with potable systems prefer the superior taste and cleansing properties of rainwater.

Just thought I'd share.


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  2. We are in FL and getting rain now but there were months without rain. We bought this house this year and it doesn't have gutters. We'll be getting those along with rain barrels to catch the what little rain we have during the dry season.