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Rainwater Filtration Questions

Please check your information below to make sure it is correct. If you need to make corrects, click on the BACK arrow to return to the previous page. Then resubmit your corrections.

Primary Water Use:
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All rainwater systems require some type of filtration. Filtration can be accomplished by installing anything from low-end metal mesh screens to cannister-based filters at the high-end. Typical purification is completed via either Ultra-Violet (UV) light or Ozone. Whether purification is required or not depends on the end use of the water.

To assist in determining the best alternative for your situation please answer the questions below as best as you can. Some of these questions may not pertain to your current use, but please answer them to the best of your ability. After answering the questions below, click on Next to generate a report. This analysis is not based on your water quality, but on your preferences. It will provide two suggested alternatives that should be considered.

Power Type: ?

Rank the order of importance of the following:

Do you have a heated indoor space for filtration equipment? A space that does not freeze in the winter. If so, how large is this space? ?

How often will the system be in use? ?

When in use, what type of water access to you need? ?

Roof material type? ?

How will this projected be implemented?

Prefer a Non-Chlorine/Chemical Solution? ?

Have you performed a water test?

Other Information:

If you have entered information in the Other Information field above your report will not be auto-generated. It may take 48-72 hours to get a report as it will be manually processed. You will recieve an email confirmation that your request has been received.

Once you have entered the data above you can either click on Save or click on Next. Save saves this data to your project record but does not advance you to the next page; while Next saves the data and moves to the next page (i.e. a report or a confirmation of receipt).

Information entered will be kept in your record. You can always return to this page and update your preferences after reading your report.






Roof Type: Roof type figure important in the calculation on the efficiency of the system as well as the type of filtration system selected. Some roofs are known to leach metals or other types of contaminants that need to be removed prior to use of the water.


Power: Filtration systems may require power. Some type of units are not available in some power configurations. This may effect the recommended filtration type.


Space: Filtration can be indoor or outdoor depending on your location. Generally you will want these systems in an indoor location or a well pit. The latter makes maintenance more difficut, but keeps the units out of the weather.


Use: Filtration systems vary in whether they can easily be turned on or off for seasonal use. Additionally, depending on the power type this may effect their performance and ongoing maintenance.


Use: Chlorine can be used as part of the purification process; however it is not necessary inorder to treat water to drinking water quality. It is a matter of choice.




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