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Concrete Progress is an ongoing series of columns by Peter Brewitt devoted to exploring America’s infrastructure. It is part of Orion’s Reimagining Infrastructure project.   Industrial America was made in Pittsburgh. Continue reading →

Concrete Progress is an ongoing series of columns by Peter Brewitt devoted to exploring America’s infrastructure. It is part of Orion’s Reimagining Infrastructure project. Industrial America was made in Pittsburgh.

Discreet Underground Rainwater Harvesting Cisterns

have cistern water at new house .need to know more about it. Image Detail for - underground Rainwater Harvesting Cisterns

A rain barrel in action - collecting rain water. photo by Digi_D on Flickr  http://household-tips.thefuntimesguide.com/2009/10/make_rain_barrel.php

Do's & Don'ts When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection

Do's & Don'ts When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection - The Fun Times Guide to Household Tips - Links to many tutorials and guides!

Harvest Rainwater With A Wooden Water Storage Tank You Build Yourself

Website to purchase excellent book on how to build your own wood tank for harvesting rainwater!: Harvest Rainwater With A Wooden Water Storage Tank You Build Yourself

Rainwater HOG is a multi-award-winning water storage tank that works like a water-filled building block.  HOGs can connect together and store water.

Rainwater HOG is a multi-award-winning water storage tank that works like a water-filled building block. HOGs can connect together and store water.

Small underground concrete cisterns. Built on top of a wooden platform, which itself rests on poles dug into ground below frostline. Possibly also built in a hole, with sides sloping away from the platform to prevent frost damage. Large pots of fired clay can also be used, if they hold water better than concrete.

Built on top of a raised wooden platform, which itself is built in a hole with sides sloping away from the platform, to prevent frost damage to cisterns.

3 Top Diy Rain Barrel Ideas To Gather Water For Garden

3 Top DIY Rain Barrel Ideas to Gather Water for Garden

This is a water tower rain barrel.  It was created by Kyle Brooks for the Roll Out the Barrels event in Athens, GA to raise money for the Green Schools program.

This is a water tower rain barrel. It was created by Kyle Brooks for the Roll Out the Barrels event in Athens, GA to raise money for the Green Schools program.

Rainwater tank / water storage / overground RESERVOIR | COLLECTOR Circeo-partners

Love the cover that blends nicely into the house Rainwater tank / water storage / overground RESERVOIR

Green Inspiration: Giant Rain Barrels | Apartment Therapy

Green Inspiration: Giant Rain Barrels

gallon rain barrel Better looking, safer for households with small children short paragraph on this cistern with a link to IWS that has more detailed info on this.

Conserve precious rain water and save money by making your own rain barrel. Use it to water your plants and lawn -- 1 inch of rain falling off a 1,000 square foot house can equal about 600 gallons of water! Don't let any of that go to waste! DIY instructions here: http://www.ehow.com/how_4604915_make-rain-barrels.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage

How to Construct Rain Barrels

Conserve precious rain water and save money by making your own rain barrel. Use it to water your plants and lawn -- 1 inch of rain falling off a square foot house can equal about 600 gallons of (Diy Step Outdoor)

Connecting Rain Barrels For Extra Water Harvesting

Connecting Rain Barrels For Extra Water Harvesting

Connecting Rain Barrels For Extra Water Harvesting - RGG started carrying rain barrels in the Spring of Since experiencing how great they are, we decided…

Custom Rain Barrels | Rain Barrel Water Storage Tanks

Each Hot Tub and Wood Tank and Rain Barrel is hand crafted using Western Red Cedar and built to last many years. Besides our standard sizes, we custom build

corrugated tank, one size for everything?  One of four rainwater cisterns at the Denton County Government Center, TX - "Harvesting rainwater is an old idea that is gaining popularity in Texas, where our growing population and frequent drought make it important to use our water resources efficiently"

One of four rainwater cisterns at the Denton County Government Center, TX - & rainwater is an old idea that is gaining popularity in Texas, where our growing population and frequent drought make it important to use our water resources efficiently&

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