How to Harvest Rainwater in Your Yard

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Harvest Rainwater

 
Why contribute to run-off when you can harvest rainwater in your yard? The typical home landscape is designed for water to run off the property. This water then runs of your roof driveway etc in to the street sewer and eventually into lakes rivers and streams polluting them. Save rainwater to use to recharge soil moisture, cut down on outside water use like topping off your pool, washing your car, watering your plants, etc…

harvest rainwater

 

WHY RAINWATER HARVESTING?

The earth is known as the Blue Planet for a reason, it’s no surprise that water is a dominant part of our everyday lives. The worlds current challenge is to improve the planet’s water quality and then maintain clean and healthy water that supports all life forms in our diverse environment.

 

RAINWATER COLLECTION SYSTEMS MAKES DOLLARS AND “SENSE”

  • Reduce water bills including city storm sewer charges
  • Alleviate demand on municipal systems
  • Avoid strict watering schedules

 

BETTER FOR YOUR LANDSCAPE THAN MUNICIPALLY TREATED WATER

  • Rainwater is extremely rich in nutrients
  • Using rainwater to irrigate will reduce fertilizer use
  • No chemicals have been added to rainwater

 

THE RAINXCHANGE™ SYSTEM IS REVOLUTIONARY!

The Aquascape RainXchange™ Harvesting Systems are a revolutionary design that combines a recirculating decorative water feature with a sub-surface rainwater harvesting collection system.

  • Clean, Filtered Water Collection & Storage – While you enjoy the benefits of a decorative water feature, the RainXchange™ Rainwater Harvesting System filters the stored water to prevent stagnation and growth of unhealthy bacteria.
  • The RainXchange™ Rainwater Harvesting System reveals only a beautiful water feature that integrates easily into existing landscape.
  • Collecting and storing the water underground maintains the integrity and beauty of your home and landscape.
  • Wildlife Habitat – Because the water stored in the RainXchange™ System is constantly moving and being aerated, it becomes a sanctuary for wildlife.
  • Water Feature Lifestyle – Enhanced landscaping improves property value and water features provide soothing sights and sounds that help you relax and de-stress in today’s busy world.
  • Environmental Conservation – Capturing rainwater to operate the water feature creates true self-sustainability, drastically reducing the need for chemically-treated traditional water sources.

 

DID YOU KNOW?
1 inch of rainfall on a 2,000 sq. ft. residential roof generates 1,250 gallons of water that can be reused.
That same roof in a region receiving 30 inches of annual rainfall generates 41,000 gallons of reusable water.
The average US household with a 10,000 square foot lot uses 5,000 gallons of water weekly for landscape irrigation.
Running a sprinkler for 2 hours can use up to 500 gallons of water.
The RainXchange™ allows you to collect thousands of gallons of water anywhere, even in the Desert!
RainXchange rainwater harvesting & collection system diagram

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Author: Bobby Kenyon
Bobby Kenyon is the Creative Solutions Guru for C.E. Pontz Sons who has over a decade plus experience in the Landscape & Water Garden industry . He enjoys long walks on the beach and grocery shopping but has a strong dislike for regular cake and non brand name paper towels

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