Water Back-up Systems
Municipal Back-up System
This is a simple system that allows you to fill a tank with municipal water and store it for when you most needed.
The water is fed to your house or irrigation from the tank by means of a small booster pump.
Borehole Back-up System
This system allows you to store water from your borehole in tanks.
You can then pump water straight from the tanks using a booster pump.
The initial cost is higher than a municipal system. Ultimately, you will be off the grid using a system like this
Rainwater harvesting can be done independently from the other two systems mentioned. Or can be attached to these systems to help store more water.
This is a simple system, where water from your house gutters is simply redirected straight into a water storage tank to be used when needed.