Harvesting Rain for Drinking Water

Robert Foley explains how a master plumber created his own methods for harvesting rain for drinking water.

The roof gutters carry water down into a series of interconnected storage tanks. (The tanks must be impervious to light, otherwise algae will grow.)
The roof gutters carry water down into a series of interconnected storage tanks. (The tanks must be impervious to light, otherwise algae will grow.)
PHOTO: COURTESY ROBERT FOLEY