Clear Rain is a device that allows you to filter rain effectively and efficiently and allows you to attach hosing to take the cleaned rain to where it is needed, for a pool, pond, or any form of water storage.
Clean Rain has been designed by Rain Harvesting Pty Ltd to connect to downpipes to collect and filter the rainwater running through them. The intelligent system features a device known as Smart Sense that allows the system to discard the ‘first flush’ of water that comes through the pipes. The first flush of water is high in contaminants: dirt, dust, bird dropping, and other such items are washed off the roof and out of piping from the initial burst of rain. Once this first flush has passed the system starts to divert the water passing through its filters to be sent through any piping or hosing connected to it.
The system uses a comb device to remove any leaves from the rainwater, the water is then filtered through a stainless steel wire mesh which removes small contaminants, even tiny mosquito eggs from the water. The Clean Rain system comprises 90% lead-free UPVC, the remainder of it has been constructed from PP. Both materials are suitable for recycling once the system has come to the end of its useful life and the system has been designed to allow you to quickly and easily break it apart into single material items to allow for easy recycling.
The Clean Rain system helps to make using rainwater simpler and allow the water to be used on a wider range of things. The rainwater can be stored for watering a garden, or put into a pond. Due to its cleanness, it can also be used in a pool or set to be stored in a large water storage tank for use in toilets or such devices.
By making use of rainwater you help to reduce the amount of processed water your household requires. Processing water for suitability for taps involves many chemicals, many argue it is best to use water without these for your plants and is sensible to have backup water to help reduce demand on mains water. The Clean Rain system makes collecting cleaned rainwater easy, allowing you to make use of it however you wish.
Source: Australian International Design Awards