Cisterns

Cisterns are containers used for for collecting, storing and using rainwater for landscape irrigation and other uses. The rainwater is collected from impervious surfaces, such as roofs, into a container (called a cistern) for later use. Rain barrels are form of cistern.

Examples of cisterns on the Stormwater Solutions Self-Guided Tour:

Divine Creations
3095 Old Hollow Road, 
Walkertown
 

 

 

Enterprise Center
1922 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem

(View from parking lot behind the building)

 

 

 

Family Services
1200 S. Broad St.
Winston-Salem
(Next to the driveway on Broad Street)