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water butt

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(Building) a barrel for collecting rainwater, esp from a drainpipe
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Noun1.water butt - a butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater
butt - a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
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KIT LIST YOU'LL NEED TO BUILD A WATER BUTT To do this job you will need: A water butt (with stand, to raise it off the ground) A water butt diverter kit, to match your downpipe A tape measure A spirit level A hack saw A drill with a 25mm bit A rubber mallet (or block of wood and a hammer) A concrete paving slab and sharp sand (if fitting on an uneven surface) BE SURE TO RAISE YOUR BUTT OFF THE GROUND Depending on how much space you have, you can buy water butts that hold various volumes of water, from 25 litres up to over 500 litres.
It said water butts accounted for the majority of this, with 5,579 sold between June and September compared with 463 during the same period in 2013.
Water butts If you have water butts that are being fed from guttering, avoid leaves and debris by putting tights over the bottom of your down pipe.
Water butts are small water tanks that collect and store rainwater, which can then be used to water lawns and flower beds.
Many councils are also now offering subsidized rates on water butts, so it's worth checking with yours to see what you can get.
ECO-FRIENDLY water butts could be harbouring a deadly threat in our back gardens.
Use eco-friendly non-detergent soaps in the house and keep water butts smelling sweet with Biotal Refresh.
T&D Plastech approached scientists at Bradford to examine the practical issues of producing and marketing large plastic water butts to collect rainwater from house roofs, which could then be used to irrigate gardens.
It doesn't look attractive, but the types of Water butts, below, are a must.
BeAT the drought this year with these high capacity water butts, and keep your garden hydrated for FRee.