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Phase 1 Footings & Foundations Let it rain A self-builder’s guide to rainwater harvesting Season 20188 Phase 1 Phase 2 Rainwater harvesting (RWH) provides an easy, cost-effective and ecologically sound way to collect rainwater that would otherwise go down the drain, and reuse it around the home. Harvested rainwater can be used for virtually anything that requires water around the home and garden, as long as it doesn’t need to be of drinking quality. Flushing toilets, washing clothes and cars, and watering lawns and fl owerbeds are all good examples of everyday uses for harvested rainwater. Rainwater harvesting is currently enjoying huge popularity in the UK, and demand shows no signs of slowing. Matthew Rolph, managing director at GRAF UK, explains why, and gives Your Build the lowdown on what self-builders need to know to fi nd the best solution for their project Phase 3 Phase 4  A direct system 32 Spring 2018


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