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So, What Exactly Is Rainwater Harvesting, Why Should I Take Notice?
Rainwater Harvesting is the collection of rainwater that falls on the roof of a building. It’s taken from the roof because this is usually the cleanest water. This water is filtered on route to an above or below ground tank outside and can be used back in the building (for flushing the toilets, cleaning purposes, in washing machines, etc.) or it can be used outside the building for gardening. Whether it’s a domestic setting or a commercial one, you can utilise this free and valuable commodity to not...
Best of British: RainCatcher’s Best Selling, British-Made Rainwater Products
Here at RainCatcher we pride ourselves on British-made quality when it comes to Rainwater Harvesting. Our family run business continuously researches, develops and innovates in a bid to bring about small incremental change that when accumulated with other solutions, such as EcoGrid permeable paving, will have a measurable impact on the environment and quality of life for those living in the 5+ million UK properties that are at risk of flooding. Let’s take a look at installations of three of our best-selling...
Storm Katie causes chaos!
Easter washout! Bank holiday misery! Britain on flood alert!The Environment Agency issues 28 flood warnings in the wake of Storm Katie. Just another typical British Bank Holiday to make us all feel glum. But are we missing an opportunity with all this rain? Rainwater is part of the never ending water cycle but fresh water is an increasingly scarce, precious and expensive resource and saving water is an essential part of our drive towards a sustainable society. For many of our every day uses we don’t need...
Rainwater Harvesting and Farming in the Cities
E and T asks the question this week – “Is farming the future of cities?” – With more people than ever leaving their rural homes for high-rise buildings, the concept of ‘vertical farming’ may provide a way to feed the world’s growing populations across it’s emerging mega-cities. According to the United Nations, by 2050 some 66 per cent of the world’s population will be living in urban areas, many of them within mega cities like New York. The challenge from...
Storm Desmond – The Impact on Farming and Rainwater Harvesting
With hundreds of homes being evacuated around Cumbria and the Scottish borders, the farming community has rallied support for the victims, many pledging donations of forage and bedding. Forage Aid was established in the wake of the Somerset floods of 2013 and the organisation is currently taking offers on social media and through it’s Just Giving page here: https://www.justgiving.com/forage-aid/. Meanwhile, farming throughout the region has also been hit hard by the poor weather and the NFU have asked the...