harvesting has the potential to save
a large volume of mains water and reduce
pressure on resources. Water that would
otherwise be lost can be used instead
to flush toilets, water gardens and
feed washing machines.
rain water harvesting systems substantially
reduce consumption of potable water by
using the roof (and only the roof) as
a collector of rainwater. This water
is stored underground and can be used
for the garden hose supply, flushing
toilets and washing machines.
benefits of rainwater harvesting
households can expect to save up to
50% of their water consumption by installing
rain water harvesting system.
with the Code For Sustainable
Homes and counts towards 9%
of the overall target.
installation of a rain water harvesting
system will become mandatory in the near
future, so get ahead of the game and
install one on your development today.