Water Butt 210 litre
The Standard Barrel Water Butt 210 Litre is a great economy water butt option to begin rainwater harvesting at home. Barrel shaped, it can collect up to 210 Litres of rainwater. this is a quality Water Butt in green with child lockable lid is perfect for collecting and storing rain water. A best selling economy water butt Green, barrel shaped Child lockable lid and tap provided Stand can be purchased seperately at additional cost We recommend using the good Diveter & Filter to collect and filter rainwater before it enters your water butt.
Used correctly, it will provide all the water you need to keep your garden alive throughout the long hot summer months.
Even without water supply restrictions and the water meter controversies, it still doesn’t make sense to be using high quality treated drinking water on your garden. This means using rainwater from a water butt on your plants, delivering it with a watering can or drip irrigation system and mulching your soil. This way you can have a beautiful, living garden which uses a very small amount of water.
You’ll also reduce your carbon footprint as each household has half a tonne of water delivered to their door every day. The energy costs associated with treating and pumping this water are huge.
Outdoor water use accounts for around 7% of the total water use, but in the summer this can rise to over 50% of peak demand. However, this is one of the easiest areas to save water as we don’t need to waste valuable tapwater on our plants. Plus, plants actually prefer rainwater – it is better for them