Harvesting Rain Water

Rainwater Tanks are an eco-friendly way of harvesting rain water which would normally run off your factory roof and down your drains. The harvested water is captured from your drains, filtered and stored in the tank for on-demand uses like general cleaning, flushing toilets, factory irrigation and vehicle cleaning.

The system typically comes with a pump to direct water via the plumbing to a specific point of use.

What You Need To Know:

Make sure the tank design is aesthetically pleasing to fit the overall dimensions and look of your factory. Some tanks can be eyesores

Harvested water can also be used for human consumption with the correct filtration treatment inside the tank

There are various size tanks available to suite specific requirements

Rainwater is a clean source of water – a water treatment system is not required if harvested water is only used outdoors/for cleaning. Water must be treated for indoor use

Tanks can be also be installed underground

The system ensures an alternative water supply in the event of water restrictions or municipal water switch off

Payback period is typically 10 to 15 years but this will reduce as water supply becomes more expensive

The system can be connected to the factory garden irrigation scheme

Water is typically pumped to the point of need by a small pump system which can be fitted with a timer

It is generally accepted that 1mm of rainfall over 1m2 will give you 1 litre of rainwater