Get ideas for how to catch, store, and use rainwater with cisterns, barrels, and rain chains
Rob D. Brodman
Rain chains replace downspouts. The 81/2-foot chain pictured spills into a 16-inch-diameter bowl (it attaches to the bowl so it won’t whip in the wind). The water then overflows slowly into a rock-covered catch basin.
INFO Copper Bells rain chain ($169) and hammered-copper dish ($45; rainchains.com or 888/480-7246)