Rainwater Harvesting Videos
Rain Ranchers videos will help educate you about rainwater drought, rainwater harvesting, tank and system maintenance, and give you creative ideas on rainwater usage.
See How Rain Ranchers Buries Your Tanks and Prevents Them from Rising
Rain Ranchers buries your tanks with pea gravel, a smooth, small, pebble-like stone typically found on seashores. These stones fit perfectly into the grooves of the tanks to prevent your tanks from rising and eliminates the need for dead man anchors, reducing your overall cost.
Watch As Jennifer Davis Explains The Rain Ranchers City Water Make Up Valve
When it rains in North Texas, it pours. But what do you do for water during the dry months? Listen to Jennifer Davis of Rain Ranchers explain the City Water Make Up Valve, a ball and float valve that shuts off the city water feed into your tank system when it reaches a certain level so that your tanks never go dry but still allot plenty of room for free rain water.
Turning Rainwater into Potable Water – Learn How Rain Ranchers Installs Potable Water Systems
Listen to Jennifer Davis explain how a potable rainwater system from Rain Ranchers brings collected rainwater from your tank through a series of pumps and filters and back into your house. And, when you’ve run out of rainwater, you can switch back to city water with the simple flip of a toggle switch, custom-designed by Ken Davis, owner of Rain Ranchers.
Rain Ranchers Rain Spot – A Self-Watering, Self-Sustaining Garden Bed Perfect for Any Home, School, or Retail Center
Rain Ranchers introduces the newest rain harvesting water tank . It is a self-sustaining, self-watering, organic, hybrid, hydroponic, gardening system that catches and uses rainwater collected from one down spout. The water is pumped and distributed using a solar power pumped, giving you a complete garden bed for FREE! It doesn’t need city water or electricity. Once the tank is full, this garden bed is capable of watering itself with rainwater for up to 45 days. You can fill it with flowers, shrubs, and edible vegetables and it fits in perfectly as a display in either a residential, educational, or retail center. The combination of high quality soil and fresh rainwater assure your vegetables, shrubs, and flowers will be strong and healthy.
Food Truck Court Uses Recycled Water from Rainwater Harvesting
Watch Rain Ranchers as they install a 13,000 gallon rainwater harvesting system placed in the center of a food truck court in a subdivision at Union Park in Little Elm, TX with the help of Gulf Coast Renewable Resources. Date built December 2015.
Trinity River Distillery
Watch Rain Ranchers as they install two 12,000 gallon rainwater harvesting tanks at the Trinity River Distillery in Dallas/Fort Worth, with the help of Gulf Coast Renewable Resources. Date built August 2015.
Basic Components and Maintenance of A Rainwater Harvesting Tank
Watch Jennifer Davis of Rain Ranchers as she explains the basic components and maintenance of a 200 gallon tank at Kiest Elementary, where the children use the rainwater in the outdoor garden classroom.
Down Spouts and Wet Conveyance
Ken Davis, co-owner of Rain Ranchers, explains a wet conveyance rainwater harvesting system.
Make Your Own Homemade Drip Jug
Jennifer Davis, owner of Rain Ranchers, gives instructions on how to make a drip jug using a one gallon plastic jug and a 1 GPH drip emitter. Rain Ranchers partners with REAL School Gardens on this curriculum.
How to Move A Huge Rainwater Tank
Ken Davis, co-owner of Rain Ranchers, came up with the idea to set an 8′ x 8′ tank on a sleigh made from PVC so he could drag it down the driveway with his truck without scratching the tank.
Floating Intake Filters
Ken Davis, co-owner of Rain Ranchers, explains a floating intake filter used on a custom built rain water harvesting tank in North Texas.