What is freezing rain, and how does it form?

A common question we get is, “What is freezing rain?” And we get that it might be confusing to find the correct answers out there. So we decided to do a guide for you.  Is freezing rain dangerous, and should you drive in it?  In this post, you’ll get all the answers. So you can … Read more

Can you drink rainwater, and is it safe? (Answered) 

A common question among rain harvesting owners is this:  Can I drink the collected rainwater?  This is a good question, especially if you’re trying to be self-sufficient on rainwater or just starting with collecting rainwater.  In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about this topic, including safety when drinking rainwater, can drinking … Read more

Rainwater Harvesting is it Illegal? (Answered)

In this article, we’ll answer the question, “Is it illegal to collect rainwater?” But we’ll also go much deeper than just explaining if rainwater harvesting is illegal.  Below you’ll learn about Rainwater Harvesting Laws for each state and how you can get a deeper understanding of if you can collect rainwater legally where you live.  … Read more

What is the difference between Food Safe and Food Grade?

It’s a common assumption that these terms mean the same thing, but that’s not the case.  But what is the difference between food-grade and food-safe?  In this post, we’ll uncover the answer. Below, you’ll find out the difference and the importance of choosing the suitable material, which is essential when collecting rainwater for drinking. Let’s … Read more