Did you know? With every 1'' of rain on 1,000 square feet of roof area you can collect around 600 gallons!
 
Rainwater Harvesting Terms To Know
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Terms to Know
Primer Paint
Primer is a paint product that allows finishing paint to adhere much better than if it were used alone. For this purpose, primer is designed to adhere to surfaces and to form a binding layer that is better prepared to receive the paint
Pump
A device used to move fluids. A pump displaces a volume by physical or mechanical action
Reducer Fitting
A fitting that connect two different pipe diameters. Generally made of plastic or metal. Example: from a 3" pipe to a 4" pipe.
Roof Washer
See First Flush Kit.
Slim Line
Tanks constructed with a narrow foot print that allow for installation where traditional round tanks may not fit or for aesthetic reasons.
Spigot
A manually open/closed valve made of Brass or Plastic valve used to regulate liquid extraction.
Strainer Basket
A screened basket fitted to the top of a tank to keep mosquitoes and debris from entering the tank. Bushman Strainer Basket comes with a protective cover with two 4" or 3" openings to accept the inlet pipe.
U.S. Gallon
Gallon is equal to 3.785 liters, is 231 Cubic Inches, weighs approximately 8.33 pounds at 62 degree F
UV Stablization
The primary function is to protect the substance from the long-term degradation effects from light, most frequently ultraviolet light. Different UV stabilizers are utilized depending upon the substrate, intended functional life, and sensitivity to UV degradation.
Wet System
A system where the inflow pipework drops below the level of the tank inlet for some of its course allowing rainwater to move from a downspout, through piping to a storage tank located away from the structure. Gravity pressure alone pushes the rainwater from the downspout to the remote tank. Generally, the top of the inlet opening must be 18" to 24"s higher than the tank fill pipe. (consult with a rainwater/irrigation professional for fluid dynamic restrictions)
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