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Lower Composting Cisterns201 viewsTwo 305 gallon water cisterns installed on the east side of the Lower Composting sheds on February 27, 2016. Fence in front of the cisterns protects the pipes and shut-off valves from damage. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon)Jul 16, 2016
Hose Bib - Lower Composting178 viewsWater collected from the Blue Cistern and Main Shed Cisterns in the upper garden are directed to this one point: the Lower Composting Hose Bib. A pump in the Chipper Shed increases water flow. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon)Jul 10, 2016
Main Shed Cisterns208 viewsTwo large water cisterns were installed by the NE corner of the Main Shed on 2/27/2016. Each tank holds 1000 gallons of water which is piped down to cisterns in the Lower Composting area. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon)Apr 05, 2016
Blue Cistern for Rain Harvesting190 viewsIt collects water from the roof of the North Venice Little League storage shed. The working capacity is 1060 gallons of water which is is currently diverted to the Lower Composting Cisterns. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon)Mar 30, 2016
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)171 viewsRain water delivered to thirsty plants. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)168 viewsRain water being drawn from the barrel. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)177 viewsThe barrels are elevated to allow access to the spigots. Short hoses may eventually be attached to one or both spigots. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)176 viewsThe barrels were connected at the base so the water level would be consistent in both. This made them two chambers of a single unit. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)171 viewsCaptured rain water (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)178 viewsThe barrels capture rain water which would otherwise be lost. Gardeners access the water from spigots at the bottom of the barrels. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)200 viewsThe top of the barrel is removable. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)193 viewsWater flows into the screen-covered opening on top of the barrel. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))Sep 21, 2015
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