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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 holds 18-litres of water - three times more than a conventional cistern
The Encore Cistern uses previously wasted air conditioning condensation to flush toilets.
The authors concluded that water bath technique was an excellent method for continuos observation of mammary cistern cavities in these species and the cross sectional images of the cisternal areas revealed excellent information about the form and volume of these cavities.
Encore claim that the 541 hotels planned to open in the Middle East would save over two billion litres of water every year if they install Encore cisterns.
If there are multiple flushes in a short period of time, the cistern is filled in the conventional way from the mains fed pipe," he added.
According to Severn Trent, the water was being siphoned from customers' toilet cisterns and into their taps due to an 'illegal' valve.
You could remove and dry out the cistern, then cut a yoga mat to the shape of the inside and glue it in place.
I am not recommending that readers use the water from their rain filled cistern without filtering and purification, but on the other hand I think we sometimes worry unnecessarily about bacteria.
We report a rare case of giant symptomatic EP with multiple lesions along the midline in the prepontine cistern.
To do this look under your cistern lid you will find a code embossed into the ceramic.
According to excavation director at the Israel Antiquities Authority (I), Eli Shukron, people secretly stored their food in the pots in the cistern to hide from the Roman soldiers and the Jewish, who could snatch them away.