See how a Rainwater Terrace keeps the water moving.
Each time it rains water is flushed through the system replenishing the store of water which reduces stagnant water build up.
Rainwater is diverter into the Rainwater Terrace through a rainwater diverter attached to a down pipe.
Container 1 fills from the bottom and then overflows down the central column to planter tray 1.
Planter tray 1 is filled with water as container 1 overflows, this will water the planters on this level. When the planter tray is full this overflows to fill container 2.
Container 2 fills and then overflows down the central column to planter tray 2.
Planter tray 2 is filled with water as container 2 overflows, this waters the plants on this level.
Container 3 fills and then overflows down the central column back to the drain.