Install rainwater from gutter with filter, pump to 250 gal barrel. Precaution to avoid any growth in tank
here is info on your rain barrels
30 DIY Rain Barrel Ideas to Be Frugal and Eco-Friendly with Water
Here is a great video tutorial for you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0y0BmEFUcs
Hi this is Peggy. I hope this information helps you with your rainwater barrel.
www.rainbarrelman.com › faq
What do I need to know about maintaining my Rain Barrel? 10. ... in Portland collected and used a single barrel of water, we would have conserved upwards of 15 million gallons. ... of unscented bleach per 60 gallons or 8 oz. per 250 gallons.
www.instructables.com › Living › Homesteading
One problem with typical rain-barrels is that they can only collect 55 gallons. ... That will make it a short distance to route the downspout to the tank. ... so that the water washes the roof clean, once it's clean, the system then allows water ... Unfortunately up here,those containers go for a pretty penny, 150-250 for food grade.
Here is a good video https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=how+tomake+a+rain+bareels#kpvalbx=_XzzQXq3kFe-H_QaD36DYDQ46
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/492088696784921791/ that pin
This is a good video tutorial for a DIY rain barrel. I would like to make one of these myself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM2KAERWWvM
With any water collection system, it is important to keep it bug free. Also to keep water flowing as much as possible. Water that just sits there, and is warm or hot will grow bacteria. Frequent cleaning may be needed. Here is a great vid to watch that may be helpful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYTNciCplmw
Here is a video that might help - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0y0BmEFUcs
Use down Drain pipe or Water pipe. Keep the tank covered at all times. Best wishes.
Most rain barrels have a filter screen at the top and a spigot at the bottom so there isn't necessarily a need for a pump. You might check with your utility company for a free barrel. We got ours for installing a smart meter.