Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged Book and DVD

Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically ChallengedAuthor(s): Suzy Banks, Richard Heinichen

This 108-page handbook isn’t only cute, it’s smart and funny, too. We cover everything from determining how much rainwater you need to collect to trouble-shooting a problem pump. Read the 1st chapter as a PDF here.

 

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This is a video that covers the same territory as the book, except it has moving pictures and music. Like the book, this video is highly informative and exquisitely silly. With a Texas deadpan, Richard Heinichen delivers step-by-step instructions for installing most of the components of a residential rainwater collection system. (He leaves pump installation and control up to the manufacturer’s instructions to avoid any potential for suicidal boredom.) Richard describes storage tanks and roof collection systems, illustrates system sizing, displays filters and disinfecting components, shows how to install gutters, piping, tanks and other assorted components, and explains how to maintain your system.

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Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, And Ponds

Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, And Ponds

Author(s): Art Ludwig

Publisher: Oasis Design

AISN: B005DTW3HG

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A do-it-yourself guide to designing, building, and maintaining your water tank, cistern or pond, and sustainably managing groundwater storage. It will help you with your independent water system, fire protection, and disaster preparedness, at low cost and using principles of ecological design. Includes building instructions for several styles of ferrocement water tanks.

Safe Rainwater Collection

Safe Rainwater CollectionAuthor(s): Charmaine Taylor

Publisher: Taylor Publishing & Elk River Press; 1st edition (1999)

Spiral-bound: 28 pages

ASIN: B002QOXQ22

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Safe Rainwater Collection compiled and written by Charmaine Taylor. Designed for typical American ( traditional housing, not Third World ) collection, with tips and information on water storage, testing, purifying, filters, chemicals to use and avoid, garden use, and use of rainwater and runoff.

Covers simple systems you can build (gutters, alternative containers) tools and supplies needed, and more for low cost home collection. You can experiment and just create a simple system to collect water just for gardening and animal needs, and save on your water bill! Booklet, 8.5 x 11 52 pages, plus additional information provided with booklet.

Rainwater Harvesting: The Collection of Rainfall and Runoff in Rural Areas

Rainwater Harvesting: The Collection of Rainfall and Runoff in Rural AreasAuthor(s): Arnold Pacey

Publisher: Intermediate Technology

Paperback: 224 pages

ISBN: 0946688222

ISBN-13: 978-0946688227

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Paperback Publication date: December 1986 Rainwater Harvesting : The Collection of Rainfall and Runoff in Rural Area.

Texas Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

Author(s): Texas Water Development Board

 

Publisher: Texas Water Development Board

Free From:
Texas Water Development Board
PO Box 13231
Austin TX 78711-3231

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Texas Guide to Rainwater Harvesting, Texas Water Development Board PO Box 13231 Austin TX 78711-3231 Or click the link above to download the PDF version (654k)…