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RainXchange: Rainwater Collection For Ponds That Can Save You Money

See How You Can Be Environemtally Friendly And Save Money Using Your Des Moines Pond

You can learn all about the RainXChange system for rainwater collection and usage right here!

The first thing you notice is that it’s beautiful. The RainXChange system looks like a decorative water feature and it:

  • Recycles natural water
  • Reduces water bills
  • Filters the water
  • Conserves the environment
  • Can make your home look even more amazing

Let’s learn more about this amazing feature.

Rainxchange rainwater collection - rain on pond with lily pads

Benefits of RainXChange Rainwater Collection

You can help yourself and our environment at the same time! Reusing rainwater can help reduce flooding, erosion, and runoff. It also allows you to control your water supply – where it comes from and what’s in it.

RainXChange also comes with the benefits of a water feature:

  • The relaxing sound of running water
  • A beautiful focal point for your yard
  • A reason to get outside into the fresh air
  • New hobbies such as water gardening
Boots in a water backyard from rainwater runoff, not a problem with a rainxchange rainwater collection system

Installing The Aquascape RainXChange System

It’s almost like renovating your water feature. All of the man-made components are hidden underground, leaving you with a beautiful & self-sustaining water garden! Here’s an overview of the process:

  1. Excavate an area for the storage system and filters
  2. Assemble water matrix boxes to make up the basin and filter the rainwater
  3. Install geotextile covering to protect the liner
  4. Lay down liner to keep the water in
  5. Put in inner geotextile for further protection
  6. Build in filters to clean the water
  7. Install tanks to hold the water
  8. Install the overflow system to manage excess water
  9. Decorate to your liking

The Importance Of RainXChange

All life requires water for survival, but water is quickly becoming an “endangered species” on our planet. Urban and suburban growth increases stormwater runoff, which in turn harms our natural waterways.

Some of the damages resulting from this are:

  • Decreasing local water sources such as lakes, reservoirs, and groundwater despite regular rainfall
  • Increasing in erosion from the constant flow of water
  • Decreasing the number of swimming/fishing safe ponds and lakes
  • Increasing pollution as rainwater carries pollutants into our water sources
Rainwater runoff carrying pollutants into this lake

Here are some stats on water usage in America:

  • 3,000 gallons of water is used per week for irrigation at the average household
  • 500 gallons of water is used by running a sprinkler for 2 hours
  • 70% of water used at home is used outdoors
  • 66,175 gallons of water is used outdoors per household, per year

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You can change the way your water feature interacts with water. Make it more sustainable, more easily managed, and more environmentally friendly. But, it is a huge project that can take a lot of time and effort, so it’s not the easiest DIY project.

You can read about an add-on to keep your water clean and clear >>