Rainwater Harvesting at Lake Balaton

Mezőszentgyörgy, Ungarn | 2009

Rainwater harvesting as a natural water source is not very common in Hungary yet. But a nice exaple is the elementary school in Mezőszentgyörgy. This over 1100 year old rual town is located 8 km east of Lake Balaton and is home of around 1300 people. The school is called Eötvös Károly and supports 200 pupils.

Object Data

Annual rainfall [mm = litres / m²]
600
Roof surface [m²]
350
Cistern capacity [m³]
31
Planning

Hydro-King, Budapest

Components

Cistern

25 m³ steel and 6 m³ plastic tanks

Filter

Vortex-Filter WFF 150

Usage

Watertype
Rainwater
Waterusage
13 toilets, 4 urinals, garden irrigation