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DIY rainwater harvesting system

With most of the country in the grip of a drought, here's a way to collect water by making a DIY rainwater harvesting system.


The DIY rainwater harvesting system consists of two drums that are plumbed together to form a single water container. The fitted tap allows a hosepipe to be attached, while a hole in the top of one of the drums allows for rainwater to be collected via a downspout.

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