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Rainwater Harvesting – why you should do it!

Rainwater Harvesting in South Africa

Rainwater Harvesting, the Benefits

South Africans have to adapt to major changes. In order to improve and ensure the sustainability of our national water supply.  This should be a wake-up call for us.  Not only do we need to use water more sparingly. We also need to find ways to save water, and not just save on water. Rainwater harvesting is one of the solutions. It is the next step in improving South Africa’s water shortage problem. Harvesting water from your rooftop is the collecting and storing of rainwater. Rainwater that can be used as an alternative to using water from municipal water supply infrastructure.

Rainwater reduces usage of mainline supply

First of all, an extremely large portion of South Africa’s main line water comes from surface runoff. This water fills our rivers and dams. Therefore, by using rainwater harvesting methods, we reduce the demand and pressure on our public water supply.

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Rainwater is Free and clean

Furthermore, rain water is collected from rain, which is redirected via pipes, rooftops, or other harvesting systems, it is free.  So no charge. If your rainwater harvesting system is set up correctly, your chemical-free catchment can be used to irrigate your garden, wash your laundry, do your dishes and even be safe to drink. 

Rainwater is User friendly

In addition, Rainwater harvesting systems are designed to be user-friendly and easy to maintain. Depending on your demand, they are affordable and some can be installed with little to no effort.  

Rainwater Saves you money

Most of all, a penny saved is a penny earned.  As a result, collecting and using free rainwater over the long run. Combined with the low cost of maintaining your system, will offset what you spent on your purchase, saving you money in the future.

Rainwater Harvesting is a long term solution for a damaging problem in South Africa. You can secure your water demand by installing one of our systems at your home.  Talk to us and we will help you find the perfect fit. 

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