Articles with Tag(s): "potable-water"

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More Australian Homes Choosing to Live Off-the-Grid

April 26, 2018
Have you ever wanted to go “off the grid”? Living off the grid means a life that is independent of local utilities, homes that are completely autonomous from municipal services such as power and water. In Australia, almost half a million homes live off the grid when it comes to supplying their own water. These are normally those […]
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Socio-Economic Benefits to Rainwater Harvesting: Councils, Community and Individuals

April 4, 2018
There are many benefits that come from harvesting rainwater, benefits to individual home owners as well as to councils and government, communities and areas. This article will look at some of the socio-economic benefits to rainwater harvesting. Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting There are many benefits from rainwater harvesting, which forms just one element of a […]
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Is It Safe To Drink Rainwater from Your Water Tank?

March 7, 2018
Most people are comfortable with the idea of using rainwater for washing clothes or flushing toilets, but some have reservations about bathing, showering or drinking rainwater. If your rainwater tank is made of materials that are safe for use in contact with drinking water, and your rainwater harvesting system is maintained, then there is no reason […]