We live in a rainforest; take advantage of it.
Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Our innovative solutions on Vancouver Island capture and utilize rainwater efficiently, reducing reliance on municipal supplies and lowering environmental impact.
Perfect for irrigation, household use, and more, our systems are designed for optimal collection and filtration, ensuring a reliable and eco-friendly water source for your home or business.
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Why Harvest Rain on the Island?
Rainwater harvesting isn’t just about collecting water; it’s about embracing a sustainable lifestyle. At Earthsmart Water Systems, we specialize in designing systems that turn the natural rainfall into a valuable resource for your daily needs. This eco-friendly approach not only conserves water but also reduces dependence on municipal water supplies, making it a smart choice for environmentally conscious and individuals.
Uses For Captured Rainwater
Whole House, Potable Use
With proper treatment, harvested rainwater can be made safe for drinking and everyday household use. Our systems ensure that the water is free from microorganisms, bacteria, toxic chemicals, viruses, and other contaminants, meeting the stringent standards for potable water.
Beyond irrigation, harvested rainwater can be utilized for various non-drinking purposes. This includes industrial uses like cooling towers, car washing, quarry water for dust suppression, and even for toilet flushing. Using rainwater for these applications saves potable water for more critical uses.
Rainwater is ideal for irrigation, providing a natural and cost-effective solution for maintaining gardens, crops, and landscapes. Especially in areas with irregular rainfall or during dry spells, harvested rainwater ensures your green spaces stay lush and healthy.
Your Local Rainwater Capture Specialists
Eco-friendly and Cost-effective:
By capturing and using rainwater, you contribute to environmental conservation and enjoy savings on your water bills.
No Job Too Big or Too Small:
From a simple well pump repair to establishing a water supply for an indigenous nation or a logging camp, no job is too big or too small for us.
Leveraging our expertise in water treatment, we craft rainwater harvesting systems that are efficient, reliable, and tailored to your specific needs.
A Few of Our Rainwater Harvesting Projects
Our 3 Step Process
Our commitment to quality and exceptional customer service sets us apart from the competition.
Consultation & Testing
Your water’s unique characteristics, influenced by local geology and environment, demand tailored treatment. Earthsmart begins with a detailed analysis, ensuring customized services for your specific needs.
Based on our analysis, we implement the ideal water systems for your situation. From filtration and treatment to pump installations, our solutions are designed to efficiently address and resolve your water challenges.
Our service doesn’t end with installation. We provide ongoing maintenance and support, ensuring your water systems continue to operate efficiently and effectively, delivering clean, safe water consistently.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much do rainwater harvesting systems cost?
The cost of rainwater harvesting systems can vary widely depending on factors such as system size, complexity, and storage capacity. Basic setups might start from a few hundred dollars, while more extensive systems could cost several thousand dollars. The final cost also depends on local climate conditions, installation requirements, and any additional purification or pumping systems.
What is rain harvesting?
Rain harvesting, also known as rainwater harvesting, is the process of collecting, storing, and using rainwater for landscape irrigation, domestic use, or other purposes. It serves as an alternative to using municipal water or well water and is an effective method to conserve water resources.
How do rainwater harvesting systems work?
Rainwater harvesting systems work by collecting rainwater, typically from rooftops, and directing it through gutters and downspouts into storage tanks. This stored water can then be filtered and used for various purposes. The system usually includes components like catchments, conveyance systems, storage, filtration, and distribution systems.
Is it illegal to collect rainwater?
The legality of rainwater collection varies by location. In many places, it’s legal and encouraged, but some areas may have regulations or restrictions, often due to water rights laws. It’s essential to check local laws and guidelines before setting up a rainwater harvesting system.
What are the benefits of rainwater harvesting?
The benefits of rainwater harvesting include reducing dependence on municipal water supplies, lowering water bills, providing an alternative water source during droughts, reducing soil erosion and runoff, and conserving water resources. It can also provide a better quality of water for landscaping and garden use.
How is rainwater harvesting sustainable?
Rainwater harvesting is sustainable as it reduces the demand on traditional water sources, minimizes runoff and erosion, conserves water, and decreases the impact on local water infrastructure. It also lessens the ecological footprint by reducing the need for water treatment and transportation, contributing to a more sustainable and environmentally friendly approach to water use.
Vancouver Island’s Water Experts
Why Choose Us?
Trust in Local Expertise and Excellence – Our team, comprised of highly skilled and experienced professionals, deeply understands the specific water challenges of Vancouver Island.
Transparent Costs with No Surprises – We believe in honest, clear pricing. Get a straightforward quote upfront, ensuring you make informed decisions without worrying about unexpected charges.
Committed to Eco-Friendly Solutions – By choosing Earthsmart, you’re opting for water systems that prioritize efficiency, resource conservation, and environmental responsibility.
Hear From Our Customers
Hear from our satisfied customers who have experienced the quality and value of our products and services. These reviews are taken straight from our Google business listing.
My well pump failed on the 23rd of December, Christmas was looking bleak with no water. Curtis came out right away and worked right through until the well was up and running. Thank You Curtis for saving our Christmas!
Earthsmart Water System has been taking care of our well, which has a lot of iron, for the past year. We are quite impressed. The personnel are knowledgeable, prompt, efficient, and provide service at a reasonable price. We are very pleased to recommend this company highly.
David and Michiko Young
Kurtis and his team are rockstars. We recently purchased a home that developed some serious issues with our well and it happened during a summer drought. He worked through and fixed all the difficult issues. I highly recommend Earthsmart to anybody that uses water!
The most trusted and professional water treatment company around. When your looking for the best quality water and prompt reliable service you need look no further than Earthsmart.
Curtis and team are committed to ensuring they do their best job for their clients. The Truffle Farm highly recommends them for all small or large projects!
The Truffle Farm Inc.
Our farm in Campbell River needed an upgrade in water filtration, and EarthSmart didn’t disappoint. Our crops have definitely benefited from the cleaner water, showing visible growth and vitality.
Campbell River, BC
Water Treatment & Filtration
Experience pristine water quality with our advanced filtration systems. Perfect for homes and businesses seeking pure, safe water.
Well Pumps & Cisterns
Dependable well pump and cistern solutions for consistent, reliable water supply. Ideal for diverse landscapes and water demands.
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