nev3970

( Converted ) Drain pipe Rain Water Diverter ( filter for water butt )

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HI 

I collect rain water from my house roof to use on my sarracenia

One day I noticed that debris was entering my water butt.

I read in post that plant matter and contaminants, would in time make the water start to smell.

So I came up with an easy conversion of a rainwater diverter to use as a filter, can be removed and cleaned

This may be helpfull to  others ,  my water is now free from every thing now.

What you need is plastic mesh which people use to cross stich you can obtain this from any haberdashery shop

The mesh comes in different counts  

 

The word (counts) Means how many holes are in 25mm square or 1" x 1"

I HAVE USE 14 COUNT MESH this stops every thing 

I have upload some photos  the photo showing mesh have been magnified  to show holes  thus the holes are in fact very small

diverter.jpg

mesh.jpg

lid with mesh.jpg

butt.jpg

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