Use-Rainwater, Water Management Consultant and Engineers in Africa brings a creative design approach to the escalating issue of water conservation and water treatment. We develop innovative solutions to rainwater harvesting systems and water treatment plant design. Our company was one of the first large rainwater harvesting companies in South Africa and our one knowledgeable staff have combined experience of over 25 years in the water business.

Specialist Rainwater Harvesting and Water Treatment Company in Africa

Residential, Commercial and Industrial Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Emergency Backup Water and General water treatment systems. Our company brings a creative design approach to the escalating issue of water conservation and treatment

All you need to know

  • Wisy underground rainwater tank

    Selecting the best rainwater tank

    Rainwater harvesting  tanks can be one of the most expensive components of a rain harvesting system, but it is probably the most important aspect of a successful installation. There are Read More
  • Residential rainwater harvesting system

    Rainwater harvesting calculator - Residential

    We get many questions about how much money will people will save with a rainwater harvesting system. We have built a calculator specific using the Durban Average mean rainfall per Read More
  • WISY 4 step system diagram

    The WISY 4 step rainwater harvesting system

    WISY AG in Germany has over many years developed  a 4 step system for effective rainwater harvesting. These fours steps can be applied in residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial rainwater Read More
  • Critical design elements

    Critical design elements

    Critical design elements for a rainwater harvesting  system If you want to design and build a rainwater harvesting system that will deliver optimum water recovery and add value to the Read More
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Use-Rainwater designed and installed a potable rainwater harvesting system for a tennis academy in Durban. The design required a 40000l rainwater harvesting system instead of installing a 15000l

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BSN Medical in South Africa a multinational company recently embarked on a global green initiative with the objective of reducing their impact on the environment as well as reducing their

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Our company designed and installed an integrated rainwater system for a house in Berea in Durban.The owner of the house had demolished the previous structure and have used the existing

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Our company was commissioned to design and install a rainwater harvesting system for a new house in Hillcrest. We worked with the client and his gutter contractor from early in the construction

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Our company designed and installed a water back-up system for the cooling towers of a cold storage company in the Durban South area.The water back-up system was designed for future integration

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It was recently been reported that South Africa, with half the global average rainfall, will run out of water as soon as 2015. Specialist estimate that South Africa will be short of 3-billion cubic...
Most municipalities have a two tier billing system for water. As a user you are billed for the water that you consume or use and then you are billed for the water that you discharge into the sewer...
Our company provides professional design and consulting services to its clients. This includes the development of engineering and architectural solutions for companies looking for specialized...
During a rainstorm many people wonder how much water came pouring off the roof that could have been harvested for use. The calculation is relatively simple. All you need to know is the surface area...
Rainwater harvesting offers an affordable, simple, sustainable, and reliable alternative water source. Not only does rainwater harvesting supply water for indoor and outdoor use, it protects the...
Coastal cities and towns on the Kwa-Zulu Natal coast of South Africa can derive significant benefit from urban rainwater harvesting.
The rainfall map indicates the average rainfall in South Africa. In order to design a rainwater harvesting system it is critical that you look at the average rainfall in the area that you want to...
South Africa's long term water supply leaves a grim picture Despite South Africa’s 2 528 registered water-supply dams and expansive infrastructure investment, the country’s financially viable...
South Africa can be decribed as an arid country. Our rainfall varies considerably throughout the various regions. Rainwater is a free and untapped resource of water and when harvested corrcetly it...
In 2013 we published an article on our website “Is "water shedding" the next load shedding ?" By closely following the news people would have will noticed that it is starting to happen and water...
We get many questions about how much money will people will save with a rainwater harvesting system. We have built a calculator specific using the Durban Average mean rainfall per month to show...
WISY AG in Germany has over many years developed a 4 step system for effective rainwater harvesting. These fours steps can be applied in residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial...
Although various forms of rainwater harvesting have been used for thousands of years, as an organized industry, it is still in its infancy. At present, no national standards are in place regulating...
Five years ago rainwater harvesting was not even considered as a capital expenditure item on a company's capital budget, it was not even include in household building plans! For the average person...