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Comments Off on Rain Water Harvest System With A First Flush

The couple of days I got home before dark I was able to do some work on the rain water harvesting system.   Even though I had one in place, it was a make shift system and I was loosing many, many gallons of water every time it rained. Plus I did not have a “First Flush” system in place to catch the contaminates before it dumped into the tanks.   What contaminates you ask, after all it’s clean rain water right?   My house like most is an asphalt shingled roof and every time it rains some of the particles from the shingles wash off into the gutter making their way to the bottom of the storage tanks. Plus […]