The Case For Rainwater Collection

You may intuitively know that rainwater collection for your home or business makes sense — now you have the facts that back it up.

As clean, fresh water is becoming more scarce and more expensive, and flooding and erosion damage from storm water runoff becomes more costly to repair, rainwater collection makes more sense than ever.

Add the environmental benefits, the sustainability benefits (personal, local and global) and the increasing evidence that municipal water supplies deliver poor quality water into your home, and it’s clear the time to capture and use rainwater is now.

Here’s a quick overview of why collecting rainwater collection is an intelligent, cost-effective and responsible action to take. The ECOVIE team invites you to review the information here and give us a call. We are delighted to have a conversation with you and answer any questions whether you are interested in installing a rainwater collection system or not. It is our deep belief you will find your intuition is right.

  • Environmental Benefits: How much can you reduce runoff and flooding? How does this affect water supply and discharge?
  • Rising Water Costs and Restrictions: Why rates are going up and why there’s no end in sight.
  • Cleaner Water: Rainwater is a cleaner water source than most reservoirs or wells.
  • Rainwater Capture Potential: Every 1000 square feet of catchment area from rooftops and other impervious surfaces will yield around 550 gallons of captured rainwater in your cistern.
  • Return on Investment Details about how to determine your bottom-line returns and intangible returns.

 

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