You will learn about the main components of a rainwater harvesting system and typical designs for each element in order to be able to choose the most appropriate one for a given situation.
A wide varity of possibilities
Rainwater harvesting can be as simple as collecting rainwater from the roof with kitchen utensils placed beneath:
...or as complicated as the rainwater harvesting system of the DaimlerChrysler complex in Berlin.
The variety is enormous and the basic possibilities are discussed in this module.
In this module, you'll find more about
- the 3 common types of catchments,
- the components of delivery systems, as well as different alternative forms and
- the different types of tanks used as storage for the rainwater
- the recharge option and steps for making a recharge well!