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Rainwater Harvesting for Domestic Supply

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Abstract

For most rainwater catchment systems, the storage tank represents the single greatest cost, especially for roof tanks where an existing roof structure in effect provides a free catchment area. The choice of a suitable tank design to match an existing catchment and local conditions is important, and careful consideration should be given to selecting the right one.

Keywords

Rainwater tank design Rainwater demand Rainwater supply First flush devices 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lincoln UniversityCanterburyNew Zealand

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