Posts Tagged ‘rain’

How to Build a Rainwater Collection System

January 19, 2010

Given the amount of rain that has arrived so far from the storm systems that are hitting Southern California, it brings to mind how desert dwellers (and Santa Clarita is near a desert region) make the most of the rainfall.  In order to collect as much of that rainfall as possible, people have built into their houses or businesses a rainwater collector.  While the water isn’t potable for human consumption, the water collected can be used for watering the plants or for the bathroom.  Read more

The following YouTube video, by bsntechdotcom, discusses what materials are needed to create an elevated rainwater collection system.

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Francis M. Unson

How do you cope with copious amounts of rain and wind?

January 18, 2010

Please retweetThe storm hitting Southern California this week will dump a lot of much-needed precipitation in the area.  Unfortunately, there is a lot of wind coming with it.  At least today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a holiday throughout most of the state, so many people did not have to come into work today.

When the weather gets very nasty outside, how do you cope?

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