It’s a no-brainer that in a dry continent like Australia, people are keen on water-wise plumbing. Throw in some extremes of weather along with El Nino and we get even worse drought issues.
Can you save water and money with some retrofit changes to your house and habits? Here’s a couple of ideas to get you thinking:
J Sutton Plumbing tell us that water harvesting means collecting the rainwater off your roof, and possibly other surfaces, and storing it in a tank to be used later. Rainwater is great for gardens and flushing the toilet. You can also use it for filling the swimming pool and washing the car. And the big attraction for collected rainwater? It’s free, so it can reduce your water bill.
Most households, if not all, can install a tank and collect the rainwater off the roof. Your driveway is a good option for collecting ground runoff. In apartments, rain can be collected for the whole building and the water can be used to benefit all the residents. Think small gardens, for instance.Read More