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== First flush devices on Appropedia pages ==
 
== First flush devices on Appropedia pages ==
 
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* [[Rainwater catchment at Isla Urbana #First Flushes]]
 
* [[Original:Rainwater_harvesting#First flush systems]]
 
* [[Original:Rainwater_harvesting#First flush systems]]
 
* [[Old Growth Cellar rainwater catchment #First flush bucket]]
 
* [[Old Growth Cellar rainwater catchment #First flush bucket]]
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* [[WaterPod FBD Rainwater Purification #Description of Final Project]]
 
* [[WaterPod FBD Rainwater Purification #Description of Final Project]]
 
* [[Daycare rainwater catchment system#The First Flush Sediment Trap]]
 
* [[Daycare rainwater catchment system#The First Flush Sediment Trap]]
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* And all of those linked below in the gallery.
  
== Examples of a redesigned first flush ==
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== Examples of first flush systems ==
  
 
<Gallery caption="Various First Flush Systems">
 
<Gallery caption="Various First Flush Systems">
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File:First Flush.jpg| [[Rainwater catchment at Isla Urbana]]<br /> 208 liter first flush with floating ball
 
File:RWH7.jpg|[[Original:Rainwater_harvesting#First flush systems|Practical Action Rainwater Harvesting]] <br> a) the tipping gutter first flush system and b) the floating ball first flush system.
 
File:RWH7.jpg|[[Original:Rainwater_harvesting#First flush systems|Practical Action Rainwater Harvesting]] <br> a) the tipping gutter first flush system and b) the floating ball first flush system.
 
File:Firstflushassembly.JPG|[[Old Growth Cellar rainwater catchment #First flush bucket|Old Growth Cellar]] <br> 15 gallon first flush tank with side drilled.
 
File:Firstflushassembly.JPG|[[Old Growth Cellar rainwater catchment #First flush bucket|Old Growth Cellar]] <br> 15 gallon first flush tank with side drilled.
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File:Diseno2.jpg|[[HSU_Chiapas_rainwater_catchment#Juan_Hidalgo.27s_demonstration_house|HSU Chiapas Rainwater]] <br>New design that use two parallel lengths of pipe.
 
File:Diseno2.jpg|[[HSU_Chiapas_rainwater_catchment#Juan_Hidalgo.27s_demonstration_house|HSU Chiapas Rainwater]] <br>New design that use two parallel lengths of pipe.
 
File:IMG_0024.JPG|[[CCAT_rainwater_catchment_system#First_Flush_Catchment_System|CCAT Rainwater]]<br>First flush with clear pipe.
 
File:IMG_0024.JPG|[[CCAT_rainwater_catchment_system#First_Flush_Catchment_System|CCAT Rainwater]]<br>First flush with clear pipe.
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File:AlmostFinal.jpeg|[[Zane Middle School rainwater catchment]]<br>First flush using a small pickle barrel.
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File:Con15 (1).jpg|[[CCAT greenhouse rainwater catchment]]<br>First flush using a long black pipe.
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File:IMG_3379.jpg|[[Loleta Elementary rainwater]]<br>First flush using a small section in a long white PVC pipe.
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File:Water_enters_the_black_hole.jpg|[[Sanctuary rainwater]]<br>First flush using a blue 20 gal barrel.
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File:LasMalvinasfirstflush2014.jpg|[[Las Malvinas rainwater 2014]]<br>First flush using a large white pipe.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  

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The purpose of a first-flush device or first flush diverter is to prevent the entry of debris and toxins into the storage/distribution system of a rainwater catchment system.

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