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Christchurch water charges to be considered next year - Time to look into Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling!

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Christchurch water charges to be considered next year - Time to look into Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling!

Time to look into Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling. www.aloaqua.co.nz Christchurch water charges to be considered next year 123RF.COM Gardening is a major user of water, particularly in the Garden City. The Christchurch City Council will once again consider charging residents for the water they use. . Staff are working on a report on ways the city's water can be priced, which will likely include a volumetric charge. The issue will be included in next year's Long Term Plan (LTP) process. Water currently comes under a general rates bill, meaning water costs are tied to a property's value. A volumetric rate would charge for the amount...

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AQUALOOP - Combined Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling System in Christchurch.

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AQUALOOP - Combined Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling System in Christchurch.

A combined Rainwater Harvesting and Greywater Recycling System from ALOAQUA has been installed recently at a new development in New Brighton, Christchurch . Capturing rainwater and reusing (treated) greywater will save the owner not only potable water and sewage charges but is also better for the plants they intend to water with it. Benefits for the council are less stress on their infrastructure (storm water, potable water and sewage), less maintenance and less expenses.

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Rainwater Harvesting Advantages - Disadvantages

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Rainwater Harvesting Advantages - Disadvantages

Why Harvest Rainwater ALOAQUA Ltd Due to a range of factors, increased infrastructure costs, unpredictable weather patterns and increased consumption, water bills/ rates are or will be rising and are likely to continue to do so for quite some time. In addition many homes & businesses are looking to become greener, more efficient and more self reliant and look towards these technologies as sound investments. Rainwater Harvesting is one of the quickest and easiest ways to reduce water consumption and become more efficient. The idea behind the process is simple. Rainwater is collected when it falls on the earth, stored and...

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Rainwater Harvesting - Environmental Benefits

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Rainwater Harvesting - Environmental Benefits

The environment is important to you!? The manner in which you take care of it today determines its integrity for future generations. By collecting rainwater we have a direct positive impact on the environment that all can see. Rainwater collection obviously reduces municipal water use, but how does this help the environment?  Do you know that the average household is using 18% of their water for flushing the toilet? And 23% for the washing machine!  1. Rainwater Harvesting and Utilization (Click Here) is an alternative, and in many cases a better, water supply to the normal surface water based supplies from reservoirs or groundwater based...

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Water management in commercial buildings - thinking differently.

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Water management in commercial buildings - thinking differently.

As the world's population continues to grow and our cities and suburbs expand, with more buildings to accommodate the growth, we are facing a major challenge to manage and protect our valuable water resources. This is becoming especially critical under the added pressure of climate change. The conventional and common approach to water management involves supplying potable water and disposing of waste - and stormwater. It is becoming increasingly apparent that this conventional, centralized approach must change in response to urbanization trends and climate predictions. As the availability of clean freshwater resources is diminished, it is becoming clear that in particular grey- and stormwater...

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