The Original Rainwater Pillow

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The Original Rainwater Pillow is a horizontal rainwater storage system, designed to fit in crawl spaces and under decks or porches. With capacities of 725 gallons and up, the Rainwater Pillow holds over 10 times more water than most large rain barrels.

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Overview

As rainfall flows down your roof and into your gutters, it is channeled through a filter that removes leaves and debris and into the Original Rainwater Pillow. Two overflow outlets prevent your pillow from over-filling; one can direct water to your garden or back to your downspouts, and the other flows into a drain. When you need to use the water, simply connect a hose to the system and press the remote control button. The system’s 25 psi water pump will pump 10-12 gallons of water per minute, which is around the same pressure as most outdoor hose connections. It is perfect for hose watering, drip irrigation systems, standard hose-driven sprinklers, car washing, topping off swimming pools and hot tubs, greenhouse use, and storm water management. It is not designed for drinking water.

The Rainwater Pillow is manufactured from first grade materials for long-term water storage usage. It is made from reinforced polymer alloy, the same heavy-duty industrial strength fabric commonly used by the military and fire departments. UV radiation inhibitors are incorporated in to the manufacturing process to provide extra UV radiation protection. An independent lab determined that every square inch of the Rainwater Pillow can withstand friction more than 2,000 times before it begins to abrade, and each one-inch strip has a breaking strength of 550 lbs. It is severe-weather tolerant, and can sustain extreme temperatures from -30 to +160 degrees Fahrenheit. In 30 years of experience, it has shown to be impervious to rodents. Tests have shown that all materials used in the Rainwater Pillow can remain in contact with water for five years with no negative effects.

Maintenance

Keep your gutters and filter clean. Leaves will clog up the filter and cause water to drain out the overflow, reducing the efficiency of the Rainwater Pillow system. Rotten leaves in the filter can enter the Rainwater Pillow and reduce water quality. The rate at which they will need cleaning depends on the environment and the time of year. In the beginning, check the filter each time it rains, and you will quickly learn how often it needs cleaning. During fall months you may need to clean the filter each time it rains. Gravel from asphalt roofing can also collect in the filter; in this case, simply remove the filter pad and rinse once a month. If gravel is not removed, it will reduce the lifespan of your pump.

Check fittings every six months and make sure they are tight. The fittings on the Rainwater Pillow are bolted to the pillow material. Over time, these may loosen and need tightening. Every six months, check the fittings and use a wrench to firmly tighten them by turning nuts clock-wise.

Check the threaded connections every six months. If they loosen, they must be tightened or they may leak.

Make sure the pump is primed. As long as some water is left in the Rainwater Pillow after each use, it should remain primed. If the prime on the pump is lost, manual priming might be necessary. To do this, remove the plug on the top of the pump between the intake and the exit pipes. Completely fill the pump with water, replace the plug and turn on the system.

Dimensions

  • 725 gallon pillow kit: 10’ long x 6’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 94 lbs.
  • 1000 gallon pillow kit: 10’ long x 8’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 105 lbs.
  • 2000 gallon pillow kit: 13.5’ long x 11.8’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 136 lbs.
  • 3000 gallon pillow kit: 14.5’ long x 13’ wide x 2.5’ fill height. Weighs 146 lbs.

All kits include two filters (9” x 9”), pillow, ½ horse power pump, remote control, all fittings for an easy installation, and a detailed installation manual. Custom sizes are also available - please call us at 1-888-451-6752 for more information.

Please note: returns are only accepted for the standard sized Rainwater Pillows if they are unused and in re-sellable condition. Returns may be subject to a 25% restocking fee.

Overview

The Original Rainwater Pillow is a horizontal rainwater storage system, designed to fit in crawl spaces and under decks or porches. With capacities of 725 gallons and up, the Rainwater Pillow holds over 10 times more water than most large rain barrels.

Read more

Overview

As rainfall flows down your roof and into your gutters, it is channeled through a filter that removes leaves and debris and into the Original Rainwater Pillow. Two overflow outlets prevent your pillow from over-filling; one can direct water to your garden or back to your downspouts, and the other flows into a drain. When you need to use the water, simply connect a hose to the system and press the remote control button. The system’s 25 psi water pump will pump 10-12 gallons of water per minute, which is around the same pressure as most outdoor hose connections. It is perfect for hose watering, drip irrigation systems, standard hose-driven sprinklers, car washing, topping off swimming pools and hot tubs, greenhouse use, and storm water management. It is not designed for drinking water.

The Rainwater Pillow is manufactured from first grade materials for long-term water storage usage. It is made from reinforced polymer alloy, the same heavy-duty industrial strength fabric commonly used by the military and fire departments. UV radiation inhibitors are incorporated in to the manufacturing process to provide extra UV radiation protection. An independent lab determined that every square inch of the Rainwater Pillow can withstand friction more than 2,000 times before it begins to abrade, and each one-inch strip has a breaking strength of 550 lbs. It is severe-weather tolerant, and can sustain extreme temperatures from -30 to +160 degrees Fahrenheit. In 30 years of experience, it has shown to be impervious to rodents. Tests have shown that all materials used in the Rainwater Pillow can remain in contact with water for five years with no negative effects.

Maintenance

Keep your gutters and filter clean. Leaves will clog up the filter and cause water to drain out the overflow, reducing the efficiency of the Rainwater Pillow system. Rotten leaves in the filter can enter the Rainwater Pillow and reduce water quality. The rate at which they will need cleaning depends on the environment and the time of year. In the beginning, check the filter each time it rains, and you will quickly learn how often it needs cleaning. During fall months you may need to clean the filter each time it rains. Gravel from asphalt roofing can also collect in the filter; in this case, simply remove the filter pad and rinse once a month. If gravel is not removed, it will reduce the lifespan of your pump.

Check fittings every six months and make sure they are tight. The fittings on the Rainwater Pillow are bolted to the pillow material. Over time, these may loosen and need tightening. Every six months, check the fittings and use a wrench to firmly tighten them by turning nuts clock-wise.

Check the threaded connections every six months. If they loosen, they must be tightened or they may leak.

Make sure the pump is primed. As long as some water is left in the Rainwater Pillow after each use, it should remain primed. If the prime on the pump is lost, manual priming might be necessary. To do this, remove the plug on the top of the pump between the intake and the exit pipes. Completely fill the pump with water, replace the plug and turn on the system.

Dimensions

  • 725 gallon pillow kit: 10’ long x 6’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 94 lbs.
  • 1000 gallon pillow kit: 10’ long x 8’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 105 lbs.
  • 2000 gallon pillow kit: 13.5’ long x 11.8’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 136 lbs.
  • 3000 gallon pillow kit: 14.5’ long x 13’ wide x 2.5’ fill height. Weighs 146 lbs.

All kits include two filters (9” x 9”), pillow, ½ horse power pump, remote control, all fittings for an easy installation, and a detailed installation manual. Custom sizes are also available - please call us at 1-888-451-6752 for more information.

Please note: returns are only accepted for the standard sized Rainwater Pillows if they are unused and in re-sellable condition. Returns may be subject to a 25% restocking fee.

Specifications
Weight (725 gallon):
94 lbs.
Material:
Reinforced Polymer alloy, NF61 approved and FDA compliant
Fabric Weight:
6.5 oz/square yard
Breaking Strength:
550 lbs/inch
Temperature Range:
-30 F to +160 F
Origin:
Made in the U.S.A.
lifestyle:
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Warranty:
5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Lead Time:
Ships within 2-3 Business Days
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The Original Rainwater Pillow is a horizontal rainwater storage system, designed to fit in crawl spaces and under decks or porches. With capacities of 725 gallons and up, the Rainwater Pillow holds over 10 times more water than most large rain barrels.

Read more

Overview

As rainfall flows down your roof and into your gutters, it is channeled through a filter that removes leaves and debris and into the Original Rainwater Pillow. Two overflow outlets prevent your pillow from over-filling; one can direct water to your garden or back to your downspouts, and the other flows into a drain. When you need to use the water, simply connect a hose to the system and press the remote control button. The system’s 25 psi water pump will pump 10-12 gallons of water per minute, which is around the same pressure as most outdoor hose connections. It is perfect for hose watering, drip irrigation systems, standard hose-driven sprinklers, car washing, topping off swimming pools and hot tubs, greenhouse use, and storm water management. It is not designed for drinking water.

The Rainwater Pillow is manufactured from first grade materials for long-term water storage usage. It is made from reinforced polymer alloy, the same heavy-duty industrial strength fabric commonly used by the military and fire departments. UV radiation inhibitors are incorporated in to the manufacturing process to provide extra UV radiation protection. An independent lab determined that every square inch of the Rainwater Pillow can withstand friction more than 2,000 times before it begins to abrade, and each one-inch strip has a breaking strength of 550 lbs. It is severe-weather tolerant, and can sustain extreme temperatures from -30 to +160 degrees Fahrenheit. In 30 years of experience, it has shown to be impervious to rodents. Tests have shown that all materials used in the Rainwater Pillow can remain in contact with water for five years with no negative effects.

Maintenance

Keep your gutters and filter clean. Leaves will clog up the filter and cause water to drain out the overflow, reducing the efficiency of the Rainwater Pillow system. Rotten leaves in the filter can enter the Rainwater Pillow and reduce water quality. The rate at which they will need cleaning depends on the environment and the time of year. In the beginning, check the filter each time it rains, and you will quickly learn how often it needs cleaning. During fall months you may need to clean the filter each time it rains. Gravel from asphalt roofing can also collect in the filter; in this case, simply remove the filter pad and rinse once a month. If gravel is not removed, it will reduce the lifespan of your pump.

Check fittings every six months and make sure they are tight. The fittings on the Rainwater Pillow are bolted to the pillow material. Over time, these may loosen and need tightening. Every six months, check the fittings and use a wrench to firmly tighten them by turning nuts clock-wise.

Check the threaded connections every six months. If they loosen, they must be tightened or they may leak.

Make sure the pump is primed. As long as some water is left in the Rainwater Pillow after each use, it should remain primed. If the prime on the pump is lost, manual priming might be necessary. To do this, remove the plug on the top of the pump between the intake and the exit pipes. Completely fill the pump with water, replace the plug and turn on the system.

Dimensions

  • 725 gallon pillow kit: 10’ long x 6’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 94 lbs.
  • 1000 gallon pillow kit: 10’ long x 8’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 105 lbs.
  • 2000 gallon pillow kit: 13.5’ long x 11.8’ wide x 2’ fill height. Weighs 136 lbs.
  • 3000 gallon pillow kit: 14.5’ long x 13’ wide x 2.5’ fill height. Weighs 146 lbs.

All kits include two filters (9” x 9”), pillow, ½ horse power pump, remote control, all fittings for an easy installation, and a detailed installation manual. Custom sizes are also available - please call us at 1-888-451-6752 for more information.

Please note: returns are only accepted for the standard sized Rainwater Pillows if they are unused and in re-sellable condition. Returns may be subject to a 25% restocking fee.

Weight (725 gallon):
94 lbs.
Material:
Reinforced Polymer alloy, NF61 approved and FDA compliant
Fabric Weight:
6.5 oz/square yard
Breaking Strength:
550 lbs/inch
Temperature Range:
-30 F to +160 F
Origin:
Made in the U.S.A.
lifestyle:
https://cdn8.bigcommerce.com/s-j602wc6a/product_images/uploaded_images/std-the-original-rainwater-pillow.jpg?t=1523460552&_ga=2.11860916.1838977453.1523395669-1649733306.1523395669
Warranty:
5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Lead Time:
Ships within 2-3 Business Days
  • No-hassle, 30 day returns
  • No sales tax
  • Quick shipping
  • Secure shopping (SSL, PCI, McAfee Secure)
  • In business since 2000
  • Member of Better Business Bureau, Green America, and US EPA Watersense
  • Carbon-neutral, Family-owned business that promotes sustainability!

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Specifications:

Weight (725 gallon):
94 lbs.
Material:
Reinforced Polymer alloy, NF61 approved and FDA compliant
Fabric Weight:
6.5 oz/square yard
Breaking Strength:
550 lbs/inch
Temperature Range:
-30 F to +160 F
Origin:
Made in the U.S.A.
Warranty:
5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Lead Time:
Ships within 2-3 Business Days

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