If you are thinking about catching some rainwater for irrigation and you already have all your downspouts and surface drains plumbed to the storm drain, this can be a great scenario. Like our client on today’s featured project, you can
For this homeowner, with a relatively small lot in an exclusive La Jolla neighborhood, locating his rainwater storage tanks in the crawlspace was a great solution for space and cost savings. His 6 tanks have a combined storage of over
With our recent rains, most people’s rainwater storage tanks are full and even overflowing. This is the first blog in a series about making use of your stored rainwater. Most people start with a fairly small tank (or even a
We often hear people say “It never rains in San Diego”. To which we reply, even in a drought year we get at least 5 inches of rain, which translates to 6,000 gallons per year for a typical residence with
We are excited to be able to offer a new option for residential scale tanks by Water Storage Tanks Inc., maker of CorGal® Tanks! These tanks are built with Eastern Red Cedar staves and non-potable liners with 25 gauge metal
They are here at last — greywater rebates from the City of San Diego! For those of you on my subscriber list, you will be receiving my newsletter on this topic today. These rebates are such important news that I
As we move into what may be another monsoon season with late spring rains and the prospect of winter storms, this is a great time to plan for a rainwater harvesting system! For residents of the city of San Diego,
Conveyance to a rainwater tank can be as simple as a downspout directed to an in-line filter and to a tank. OR conveyance can make a visual statement about the flow of rainwater during a storm as in this photo.
One of our ongoing challenges and goals as designer/installers is to find ways to blend rainwater catchment into the landscape so that it is barely seen. Of course, the easiest way to do this is with underground storage either in
Recently we had the opportunity to design a system for growing row crops with greywater for a very inspiring organization, TERI Inc, a non-profit corporation with a mission to improve the quality of life for adults and children with developmental and learning disabilities.