Once the idea of installing rainwater tanks takes shape, things tend to move quite fast, in our experience. The enthusiasm of seeing the job moving is strong, particularly when the job is to be done during the rainy season when visual results come fast. One of the assumptions you need to make is that, over
Water Tanks You have installed your rainwater tanks and you may have even connected them up with pumps to your toilets and are using rainwater for flushing purposes. So now you sit back, relax, and watch your water bill go down and do nothing further. Right? Wrong! Rainwater Think about where your rainwater comes from.
Background Although there are only two of us in the house, a few years ago, we found that our potable water consumption numbers were creeping up significantly. Combining our various water uses (drinking, cooking, washing up, showering, toilet flushing, laundry, gardening, car washing and sundry cleaning), we found that we were using approximately 12 kilolitres
“Going off the Grid”, means, broadly, living without using the services of public or private utility companies (grids) such as electric, gas, or water, by generating and providing for one’s needs such as by using solar power, rainwater, growing your own vegetables, and composting your own waste. “Going off the Grid” completely, for most people,