Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged was written as an introduction to the noble and sustainable art of rainwater harvesting for the homeowner interested in doing-it-oneself.
Written by Suzy Banks, Richard Heinichen and Illustrated by Tre Arenz, its an easy to grasp filler-in on the basics, straight from chapter one.
With the whole process detailed in easy to grasp language that is captivating while at the same time technical enough to give the reader a sensation that they already know what the authors are talking about without sounding too drab or boring.
This 108-page paperback was first published by Tank Town in March of 2006, the rainwater harvesting company owned and operated by the authors themselves.
Measuring at 8.9 x 6 x 0.5 and shipping at 12 ounces this book will make sure that your first rainwater harvesting projects are all successes, because the authors have made all the mistakes for you and explain why certain things need to be done a certain way in a funny voice that lets the reader laugh with them.
From micron measurement, troubleshooting, pump problems, filtration hanging gutters, valve checks, and even understanding chemicals and pollution, the photographs and drawings make the text of this DIY handbook both funny and smart.
Covering everything you need to know for harvesting your own rainwater from the roof of your own home, Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged is for the homeowner looking to become a little more environmentally conscious, self-reliant and sustainable for a better America, and a better tomorrow.