water butt


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water butt

n
(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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If you're on a water meter - or you just care about the planet - a water butt is a must for keeping that garden lush and green in the summer months.
i diumw Measure 5cm down from your cut in the downpipe and use the spirit level to mark this on the water butt - this is the height you'll need to drill the hole in the butt to connect the other end of the diverter.
If you are situating your water butt on Richard fits a water butt an already solid surface, you can place the staging directly onto this.
QMY water butt is getting clogged with leaves and debris from the gutters - any tips on how I can stop this from happening?
Watertight solution for a clogged butt a My water butt is getting clogged with leaves and debris from the gutters - any tips on how I can stop this from happening?
There are so many products on the market now to help us save water that there's really no excuse not to, from controlled irrigation systems where sensors monitor the moisture in the soil and only water your plants when the soil really needs it, to bath water diverters which send all your'grey' water to your water butt.
Wash and water Collect grey water from your sink and bath in a water butt.
Welsh Water is urging gardeners to avoid water waste by ditching the sprinkler and investing in a water butt - small water tanks that collect and store rainwater, which can then be used to water lawns and flower beds.
INSTALL A WATER BUTT Each household has half a tonne of treated water pumped through their taps door every day, according to UK charity Waterwise [www.
Gardening expert Terry Walton of the Rhondda Allotments Association and a regular Radio Two contributor said: "The only real risk would come from a water butt that's sitting unused in the corner of the garden and full of stagnant water.
The idea of combating the problem by storing rainwater in a large water butt seems simple enough, but its success depends on detailed calculations of supply and demand," he adds.