Rain Diverter

Rain Diverter

Postby Elizabeth » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:09 am

Seems to me it would be reasonable easy to make See www.readymaderesouces.com for picture ec

With a simple flip of the built-in tongue, users can either direct water into the rainbarrel by flipping the arm down, or bypass the water collection system altogether by flipping it up
Designed to work with large or small downspouts
Can be installed at a variety of heights, depending on need
when arm is fully extended outwards, water is no longer about to pass through bottom opening (100% diversion)
May be used with metal or plastic gutters
Can be painted to match any color scheme
Made in the U.S.A.

Size Dimensions: 11 3/8" long 3 1/4" wide x 2.5" deep (top) 1 3/4" x 2 3/8" (bottom)
Capacity: 1 standard downspout
Weight in lbs: 13 oz.
Composition: galvanized aluminum
Usage: rain water diversion and storage from existing downspout
Key Features: flip up / flip down arm
Warranty: 1 year

Price: $29.95
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Re: Rain Diverter

Postby engineerpaul » Mon Jun 28, 2010 3:36 pm

On the subject of rainwater, below are links to a couple selected PDFs on the subject of DIY rainwater harvesting and storage. Make sure you add them to your library before you need them:
http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/Wa ... dition.pdf
http://practicalaction.org/docs/technic ... esting.pdf

And the page with all this and more DIY projects:

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Re: Rain Diverter

Postby Elizabeth » Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:38 pm

Thanks so much for the links. Found lots of info on composting toilets on one. We talked briefly about those at one of last mtgs. Check out the links, guys. They are good.
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