Rainwater collection (waterbutts, storage tank)

 

All rainwater that falls on the roof of both properties will be collected in an underground storage tank in the back garden. Waterbutts at the front of the property will store circa 80 litres of rainwater for use in the garden. Once full, they will overflow into the storage tank.

Once full, the storage tank will overflow into a soakaway designed to take the rainwater to the most permeable layer of soil on the site.

The Code 6 house will use rainwater from the storage tank for flushing toilets.

See more on rainwater harvesting and our porous asphalt system TarmacDry.

To be updated soon or for further information please contact us.

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More and more home premises in the UK are being built to exacting environmental standards, such as BREEAM, and so specifiers need to be confident about the products they select.  Many UK masonry manufacturers have had their product ranges checked by independent assessors to certify environmental performance – many achieve the highest rating of A or A+.

See the more information on the Code for Sustainable Homes