Rainwater Tanks for a great garden

Posted on: June 13,2014

Growing your own fruit and veggies is one of the most satisfying things you can do, for a number of reasons. It’s a great way save a bit of money and it’s also good to know that you’ve got some fresh, healthy food for the table… and it’s hard not to think that vegetables that […]

Space efficient rain water harvesting

Posted on: May 19,2014

American actor Ed Begley Jr. (you may know him from the movie Pineapple Express or TV shows like CSI: Miami, Boston Legal and Gary Unmarried) and his wife are doing their part to combat water scarcity by going back to basics—rain water harvesting. The couple has just installed a 10,000-gallon (about 38,000 litres) underground rainwater […]

Australia on course for El Nino

Posted on: May 12,2014

The Sydney Morning Herald last week reported that Australia remains on course for its first El Nino in more than four years, a weather event that typically brings a drier-than-average winter and spring to much of southern Australia including New South Wales, and active bushfire seasons by summer. Warm sub-sea water temperatures – in places […]

Rain water harvesting and energy use

Posted on: May 5,2014

Analysis by the Office of Living Victoria showed the amount of rain that hit some homes last year was the equivalent of almost $400 in drinking water if it had come out of the tap. But while we have the figures to prove that rainwater tanks can save a lot of water, there are some […]

Protecting your rainwater tank

Posted on: April 28,2014

Some people are hesitant to invest in a rainwater tank because they are unsure about the quality of the harvested rain water. They question whether it is safe to use in and around the house, even if it will primarily only be used for watering the garden, washing the car and perhaps also for use […]

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