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Rainwater harvesting

Slide2

The harvesting of rainwater simply involves the collection of water from surfaces on which rain falls, and storing this water for later use. Normally water is collected from the roofs of buildings and stored in rainwater tanks. Water can also be collected in dams from rain falling on the ground and

these assist

the draining away of water.

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What is rainwater harvesting

Rainwater harvesting means capturing rain where it falls or capturing the run off in your own village or town. It involves taking measures to keep that water clean by not allowing polluting activities to take place in the catchment area. Rainwater from rooftops should be carried through downtake water pipes or drains to

a storage/harvesting

system. Water from sloping roofs could be caught through gutters and downtake pipes. At terraces, the mouth of each drain should have wire mesh to restrict floating material.

Slide4

Slide5

Over the last number of years, Cloudbrook water company has successfully expanded into all activities of the rainwater recovery and water treatment sectors in Ireland and beyond. The utilisation of cutting edge technology easily integrated with

traditional

skills, lead by a highly motivated and dynamic management team has brought the company to the forefront of rainwater recovery, treatment, manufacturing and installation in the residential, commercial, educational and industrial

sectors.

Slide6

Cl

oudbrook Water management team and work force command the resources and expertise to undertake projects of all types and sizes in both public and private sectors.

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Cloudbrook

W

ater

C

ompany -

R

ainwater

to

Drinking

W

ater

S

ystems,

provide

water

which is independently treated to remove and destroy microbiological contaminants, viruses, cysts, chlorine and other impurities that can be found in water that is not properly

treated.

Slide8

They

design, develop and bring to market innovative water treatment technologies that

distribute

clean drinking water

from

rainwater in a pure, fresh, safe, natural, sustainable and economically advantageous way.

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You can have a developed system which treats rainwater to drinking water standard for all your household and business needs. This is achieved by using new

rainstation

and rainwater filtration technology.

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The benefits

The benefits of converting rain water to drinking water

are:

Provides treated water for all your needs

Delivers safe drinking water

Removes

bacteria and chlorine from your water to make your water healthier and better tasting

Gives you complete control over your private water supply

Adds no chemicals to your water

Can save you money on water bills

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We designed a Water Usage survey and we gave one to Robert O’Brien, a worker at Cloudbrook.

The results of our survey are on the following slides.

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The Company Survey

1.

Does

a person have specific responsibility

for monitoring

the use of water in your

business?

Yes

2.

Do you know the location of the water

meter?

Y

es

3.

D

o you read the water meter regularly?

Y

es

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The Company Survey

4.

Do you check whether water is being used in your buildings when they are empty?

Yes.

5.

Do you regularly look for leaks from over flows, pipes, joints, connections and fittings?

Yes

6.

Do you have a procedure for reporting and repairing leaks?

Yes

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The Company Survey

7.

Are there any water saving devices associated with the taps?

Rainwa

ter system feeds

taps, toilets,

etc

8.

Do you have a low volume toilet cistern (6 litres)?

Yes

9.

Do you have a canteen/kitchenette?

Yes

10.

Is water used sparingly when cleaning?

Yes

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The Company Survey11.

Are air conditioning and heating units turned off when the building is empty?

N/A

12.

Are hot and cold water pipes and tanks adequately insulated against frost?

Yes

13.

Do you consider water efficiency when purchasing new appliances/fittings?

Yes

14.

D

o staff receive training on the importance of saving water?

Yes

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The Company Survey15.

Where do you use water?

Canteen, sinks , toilets, when washing the van.

16.

Have you implemented any changes in your water usage recently?

We

are a rainwater recovery company so most of

our

water usage is from

rainwater.

17.

Do you think there are

other ways

you could conserve water?

Add

more rainwater storage tanks to our

system.

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The End By

Eadaoin

Moroney

,

Aoife Frost

,

Lilly Kavanagh

and

Myra Donnellan


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