Water harvesting systems can take many forms. They can be as simple as a barrel placed under your eaves or a multi-tank commercial system that collects, treats, and pumps tens of thousands of gallons.

In the latest video on the High Desert Native Plants YouTube channel, Mike walks you through some of the best design practices for a straightforward residential water harvesting system. These principles of water-harvesting design come from several years of working in the field, testing and trouble-shooting what works best.

We go over tank-sizing considerations, how to pressurize water with a pump, and how to ensure clean water flows into your tank, among other considerations. Check it out!