Rainwater harvesting webinar

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This is an information page for people who have registered to participate in the Rainwater harvesting webinar only.


What is this webinar about?

Find out what's involved in designing and maintaining your own rainwater harvesting system!

This free interactive workshop will give you all the information you need to set up your own rainwater tank, whether it is plumbed into your house or simply installed for your garden.


What is the aim of this webinar?

The aim is to guide you to a rainwater system that delivers water suitable your needs, and meets Council’s requirements.


What topics will be covered?

Part one

Why harvest rainwater?

• Rainwater uses

• Optimising rainwater harvest

• Calculating a target tank size


Part two

• Tank types

• Addressing health issues

• Collection systems

• Rainwater supply

• Maintenance

• Regulation

Webinar content © Ecological Design 2020


What can I do to prepare for the webinar?

1. Calculate your roof capacity to collect rainwater and estimate the average collection and use for your garden and/or house. Please follow the instructions on the calculation worksheet.

2. Return your completed roof calculation and water harvesting worksheet in the Upload calculation sheet tab.

2. Have a look at different types of rainwater tanks.

3. Ask a question by Tuesday 11 May. We will aim to answer all submitted questions in the webinar.


More information

Download the roof calculation and water harvesting worksheet with instructions

Check out the different types of rainwater tanks

View the Rainwater Harvesting hand out

Read the Rainwater Tank Incentive Scheme info pack

Download individual section of the info pack


This is an information page for people who have registered to participate in the Rainwater harvesting webinar only.


What is this webinar about?

Find out what's involved in designing and maintaining your own rainwater harvesting system!

This free interactive workshop will give you all the information you need to set up your own rainwater tank, whether it is plumbed into your house or simply installed for your garden.


What is the aim of this webinar?

The aim is to guide you to a rainwater system that delivers water suitable your needs, and meets Council’s requirements.


What topics will be covered?

Part one

Why harvest rainwater?

• Rainwater uses

• Optimising rainwater harvest

• Calculating a target tank size


Part two

• Tank types

• Addressing health issues

• Collection systems

• Rainwater supply

• Maintenance

• Regulation

Webinar content © Ecological Design 2020


What can I do to prepare for the webinar?

1. Calculate your roof capacity to collect rainwater and estimate the average collection and use for your garden and/or house. Please follow the instructions on the calculation worksheet.

2. Return your completed roof calculation and water harvesting worksheet in the Upload calculation sheet tab.

2. Have a look at different types of rainwater tanks.

3. Ask a question by Tuesday 11 May. We will aim to answer all submitted questions in the webinar.


More information

Download the roof calculation and water harvesting worksheet with instructions

Check out the different types of rainwater tanks

View the Rainwater Harvesting hand out

Read the Rainwater Tank Incentive Scheme info pack

Download individual section of the info pack


If you have a question you would like us to answer during the webinar. Ask your questions by Monday 15 March 2021. 

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