Main Purpose and Description

Collecting water from roofs for household and garden use, widely practiced across South Africa. Tanks and containers of all types – from brick reservoirs to makeshift drums and buckets – are a common sightin urban and rural areas.

Further information can be found in the WRC Resources Library

WH&C Vol 2, Part 1 (T: Pp 156-165), AWHGS (T: Chap 5, Pp. 83-90 and H: Chap 5 Handout 1, Pp 9-11)