Ever wonder what can be done to the rain that falls on your roof? Can this water be put to any use at a household level? What does it take to harvest this? As we saw in one of the earlier posts, the different components of a Rainwater Harvesting system are Catchment, Conveyance, Storage and… [Read More]
Archives for June 2016
Catchment: The area that receives rainfall and which can be used for harvesting is the catchment area. The roof is the primary catchment area in a building while the land is the catchment area in a farm. Runoff: The falling rain hits a surface and flows off it. This component is the runoff. Runoff Coefficient:… [Read More]
Let us revisit some school geography. How does the earth get rain? The sun’s heat on the water bodies like oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, streams results in movement of water to the atmosphere which is described as Evaporation. This is evident by the fact that the water levels in a swimming pool will keep depleting… [Read More]
Do you know how much water is required by a human being on a daily basis? Is fresh water an unlimited resource? The jeans that you are wearing – does it require water? Let us try to answer these questions and some more to understand that precious resource – water. For many of us, water… [Read More]
I am Rajiv Hemanth. I have been a Water Sustainability consultant with Biome Environmental Solutions, working on Design and Implementation of Rainwater Harvesting, Grey Water Recycling systems and Black water management systems for the last 5 years. My work has been centered mostly around Bangalore India, though the occasional project has taken me to other… [Read More]
We hope to pass knowledge to our readers by exploring various topics surrounding tank applications. The National Tank Outlet has been distributing tanks across the United States for many years. We’ve seen polyethylene tanks used in thousands of applications and industries spanning from gardening to space programs. We are excited to share our experience!