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Free Tool Analyzes Sites for Rainwater Harvesting

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 7, 2016 9:26:59 AM

HarvestH2o announced in February the first rainwater harvesting site analysis tool.

This simple tool from Harvest H2o tells builders or homeowners how much rain can be harvested from a site and offers other helpful tips, such as:

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  • amount of rain in gallons that can be collected from a roof
  • how to properly design a rainwater catchment system
  • the evapotranspiration rate for an area
  • monthly rainfall for site
  • peak storm event rainfall that should be used when calculating tank size, pipe sizes, and drain sizes.

Click here to access the HarvestH2o Site Analyzer.

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