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cistern

A container for the collection of rainwater. Many historic homes had gutters and downspouts that routed all water into a cistern beneath the house to be used as a water source for cooking,cleaning,and in the event of fire.

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Encore is the most environmentally friendly cistern as it uses a free, sustainable water supply that has previously been drained to waste, stated the company.
G & H Group directors Graham Kelly and David Davis were inspired to create the Encore Cistern after seeing how water produced by air conditioning units goes to waste.
Sonographic measurements of the left and right udder cistern (length, width and area) were taken.
Showcasing its solutions at the Hotel Show in Dubai - Encore claims that it's cisterns are the world's first that use condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet - it would save an additional 13,140 litres of water per room annually compared to using a conventional cistern.
By installing an Encore - the world's first cistern that uses condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet - it would save an additional 13,140 litres of water per room annually compared to using a conventional cistern," he noted.
An incorrectly adjusted WC cistern at a house in the same road caused water containing blue cleaning chemical to be drawn back from the toilet cistern into the water main when the water pressure fell due to the burst.
Each cistern intended to provide water for a plot of 10 12 dunums as part of an agricultural project to improve food security that was funded by the European Union (EU).
QMY BATHROOM toilet cistern is built-in and condensation dripping down is causing a problem.
There was a cistern under the house, which was filled from the rainwater that ran off the roof.
It commonly occurs along the midline within the retroclival and the prepontine cistern.
The company released in- cistern devices, rim liquids and various scents of toilet liquids, under its main brand.
QI heard there is a lining that can be put between the wall and toilet cistern to prevent condensation.