In the earlier time, India was blessed with huge sources of water, however, due to pollution, misuse of water the sources are vanished and reduced in number too. Still, there are some effective ways through, which you can save water and help the Mother Nature. In this blog post, we are going to discuss how you can store rainwater in your home and use it later. Let’s start reading—
Sources of Rain Water Harvesting: There are two ways to start the process, which are—
- Use your rooftop
- Surface runoff
Among these two mentioned options, the rooftop method is the most popular, as it is easy to do. No matter, if you are living in a flat or house, you can implement it on the rooftop of any type of building. In addition, it an eco-friendly method.
Components Required for the Procedure: If you are planning to start the process of rainwater harvesting in your apartment, then here is the list of components, you need to know—
- First Flush
Benefits of Rain Water Harvesting in Your Apartment:
- It promotes water conservation method.
- The process helps to mitigate flooding in roads or your apartment premises.
- It does not require high maintenance.
- Rainwater harvesting will help you in saving money and reduce the huge water bill payment.
- By following the process, you can reduce water consumption up to 40%.
How Rain Water Can Be Used Further?
You can use in your household chores or purify it to use as drinking water as well.
Other Ways to Do Rain Water Harvesting: Apart from the two ways, you can try the process by following the below-stated ways—
Create a Rain Garden: Rain Garden is a sunken landscape, which is made with natural plants, soil to store rainwater. You can try it. It helps to percolate the water into the ground.
Make Your Rain Chain: It helps the rainwater to be down piped into a storage vessel.
Refill the Bore Wells Naturally: To accomplish the process, at first you have to collect the rainwater and then you have to transfer it through a pipe into the well.
Getting the Rain Water Harvesting System Installed in Your Apartment: The complete procedure of rainwater harvesting requires time and effort. And it is expensive too. however, nowadays, several builders are coming up with a rainwater harvesting system in their housing premises.
If your building is not equipped with such a system, you can try the above-mentioned methods to preserve rainwater.
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