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Profiting from on-farm rain water harvesting

A short film to help farmers and land managers learn about the benefits of rain water harvesting.

Year of Publication2010

An example of how farmers and land managers are turning climate change impacts to their advantage. It follows the story of Elwyn Griffiths on his Shropshire chicken farm. the system they have installed saves them £100,000 a year in water rates and has huge environmental benefits.

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rain water harvestingsustainabilityfarmingagricultureclimate change
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Providing inspiration and information on how to prepare your business for the impacts, opportunities, risks and responsibilities that climate change brings.

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