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,
The air is just air, cool and moist as the promising sun pushes a wave of pale oranges and pinks from the east. Out of the quiet, emerging dawn, a hum begins, low and ethereal, from overhead. Building from an
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.
Many of our clients express concern that their Homeowner Association will not approve rainwater tanks. Of course we believe that this is short-sighted because aesthetics can be developed for any new technology and water conservation is of paramount importance as