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rexracer77

Hydrant - manure is natural, meant to be broken down into usable nutrients by the plants.

Roof shingles are not natural, being oil based tar backing, plus all the dust/dirt in the area settling on your roof, then taking all of that and condensing it down into your rain barrel. Have you ever pressure washed the street? Seen how much crud comes off? Same thing with a roof...


   
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rexracer77

Shahinadayaz, while completely possible to connect to your irrigation/sprinkler system, that completely removes the point of a rain barrel. The point of the rain barrel is to reclaim and re-use what your already getting for free vs water that has had to go through the treatment plant to be delivered back to you as drinkable.

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