OFF GRID Rain Harvesting System – Part 3 – plumbing and fittings

DIY Tank Vent

Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank

Window Screen Bug Guard

Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank

The last bit of plumbing to do here is to add a vent to the tank. For this I bought an RV tank vent and fitted it with a bug screen.

Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank
Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank

I cut a disc of aluminum window screen and siliconed it to the base of the vent.

Drilling Vent Hole

Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank
Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank

I cut a hole in the top of the tank with a hole saw.

Add an RV tank vent to the rainwater tank

Added some silicone to the base of the vent and attached it with screws.
So I hope you have enjoyed this post, and thank you so much for reading. If I make any further improvements or changes I’ll post them here.
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Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 1 – Pour the Tank Foundation
Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 2 – Build the Tank Surround
Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 3 – Tank Plumbing and Fittings
Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 4 – Install a Solar Powered Pump


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