Rain Catcher

Rain Heads

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Description Code
Rain Catcher™
3″ and 4″ Dual Fit RHRC99

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The Rain Catcher® is a versatile rain head that can either be used to:

  • catch debris
  • provide a “catchment device” for directing tank overflow water to stormwater pipes.

The Rain Catcher® is a great value product incorporating two internal screens. One that prevents leaves and debris entering pipes and the other provides a mosquito proof barrier.

Features and Benefits

  • Great value “bucket style” Rain Head
    – two debris screens included
  • Includes two horizontal internal stainless steel screens:
    – 1/4″ aperture for leaves and debris
    – 1/32″ aperture for keeping mosquitoes out
  • Dual fit 3″ and 4″ to suit Schedule 40 PVC Pipe
  • Can be mounted directly under the roof gutter or mid-mounted
  • Easy to remove for maintenance
  • High flow rate performance
  • Superior catchment efficiency at low and high flow rates

Installation Instructions

At Gutter Installation

1.  Cut the downspout off 3″ from the underside of the gutter, and
remove.
2.  Replace and re-fit the existing downspout with 3″ or 4″ Schedule 40
PVC pipe, allowing 9″  from the underside of the gutter to the top
edge of the elbow.
3.  Fit and bracket the remaining downspout to the wall.
4.  Place the fine mesh screen into the Rain Catcher®, then place the
larger screen on top of it.
5.  Place the Rain Catcher® into line with the downspout and push the
unit down onto the elbow.

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Wall Mounting

1.  Make sure the position of the Rain Catcher® is a minimum of 4 feet
above the inlet to the water storage tank.
2.  Cut a section out of the downspout in the desired position and fit a
standard coupling to the lower end. Allow 6″ between the TOP of
the coupling and the top downspout.
3.  Place the fine mesh screen into the Rain Catcher®, then place the
larger screen on top of it.
4.  Place the Rain Catcher® into line with the downspout and push the
unit down onto the elbow.

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