What is rainwater harvesting?

Rainwater harvesting is the collection, storage and reuse of rainwater.


Properly collected, controlled and distributed, rainwater is a viable and economic way of reducing your water usage and charges. Collected rainwater has a variety of uses to help make a sustainable economy , conserving a natural resource , energy and  reducing our carbon footprint.

Why would you harvest rainwater?

There are multiple benefits of harvesting rainwater:

  • Saving water is saving money.
  • Save a valuable natural resource
  • Energy saving: why treat and pump water to do what rainwater can do, readily available from your roof.
  • Reduce your metered usage thus reducing your bill.

There are many uses for harvested rainwater:

  • Watering your garden {cheap and hosepipe ban exempt}
  • Washing your car, patio, driveway etc.
  • Flushing toilets which consists of an estimated 33% of average household daily use.

Rainwater harvesting is an efficient, effective way of conserving water and reducing costs.

Contact Glentoor Water Conservation to discuss further your requirements and let us help you save.