Rainwater

PVC 3/4" x 2" Nipple

PVC 3/4" x 2" Nipple
$0.95

PVC 3/4" x 2" Nipple 

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: 

PVC 3/4" Sch.80 Threaded Union

PVC 3/4" Sch.80 Threaded Union
$3.80

PVC 3/4" Sch.80 Threaded Union is used to create a disconnect in the PVC piping.

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: 

PVC 3/4" Sch.80 Threaded Ball Valve

PVC 3/4" Sch.80 Threaded Ball Valve
$9.87

PVC 3/4" Sch.80 Ball Valve is used to turn on or off the water flow in the pipe.

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: 

PVC 3/4" MPT x 3/4" MHT Adapter

3/4" MPT x 3/4" MHT Adapte
$0.80

PVC 3/4" MPT x 3/4" MHT Adapter adapts 3/4" female hose threads to 3/4" female pipe threads.

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: 

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Volume 2

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Volume 2
$32.95

by Brad Landcaster

Plant the rain!

Earthworks are some of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective ways of passively harvesting and conserving multiple sources of water in the soil. Associated vegetation then pumps the harvested water back out in the form of beauty, food, shelter, wildlife habitat, and passive heating & cooling strategies, while controlling erosion, increasing soil fertility, reducing downstream flooding, and improving the quality of the water and air.

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Volume 1

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond Volume 1
$24.95

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond: Volume 1 Guiding Principles to Welcome Rain into Your Life and Landscape by Brad Landcaster.

This is an excellent resource for anyone interested in rainwater harvesting.

3/4" Tank Adapter

3/4" Tank Adapter
$11.50

The 3/4" Tank Adapter is used to create a water tight pipe connection to a rainwater barrel or tank. 3/4" FPT connections.

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: 

Teflon tape 1/2"

Teflon tape
$1.20

Wrap every pipe threaded fitting with teflon tape or covered with pipe dope.   Wrap 3-4 layers clockwise around the threads then connect the parts.

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: 

PVC Cement - Gorilla 8 ounce

Gorilla PVC Cement
$13.00

This is an alternative to the toxic smelling PVC cement and primer! Non flammable and virtually odorless and user-safe. This is primer and glue in one.

Gorilla glue can be used from 32 to 140 degrees. After gluing joints, wipe down with a rag. This glue is purple and oozes at the fittings from the joints.  

Green Back Valve Barbed 1/2"

1/2" barbed green back valve
$3.05

The Green Back Valve Barbed 1/2" is used to adjust the flow from greywater outlets. For unfiltered greywater, this is a point of potential clogging and should be monitored. Green back valves have a larger orifice than typical ball valves and are the only brand we've found that work with the laundry to landscape system (other brands clog very quickly).

This part can be used in each of the following water-saving systems: