How To: Install a Rain Tank

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We discovered Erin Covert, a writer for the Dallas Morning News, through her DIY landscaping and gardening blog, Hands On. In a recent post, she details (with great photos and captions) how a contractor installed a rain tank for her backyard vegetable garden…

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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

Rain tanks collect and store rain water, and they’re a viable green alternative for lawn maintenance since landscaping represents a huge drain on water resources. Erin’s tank directs water from her gutters into a storage system that will support her lawn and garden. To read the full post with an accompanying video on how to distribute the tank water if you have pressure problems, click here.

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