Gain Audience Attention/Motivate Them to Listen:
Think of all the things that rain is good for it; cleans the air, replenish lakes and rivers, water our yard and garden but all too often, the rain water become a waste water when it get channel to already stressed sewer system.
Establish Your Credibility (by stating it if appropriate or by demonstrating it if you don’t have experience with the topic):
I have personal seeing rain barrel watering system working in the north of Brazil where the people have in a full scale because is the only source of water year around, but I will be demonstrating you the system in a small scale.
Introduce the Thesis Statement:
Rain barrel watering system is a simple, inexpensive and environmental friendly way to maintain your landscape and garden spite of water restriction caused by the drought.
Transitional Statement to Body of Speech:
If you want the freedom of watering your landscape and garden this is for you. Today
I. FIRST M AIN POINT: A way of collecting and storing rain water for a later use.
A. Rain barrel watering system is a large container that captures rain water at the end of your downspout. Even thou that plastic containers are preferable because it won’t rust, any large water-proof container with a lid would work.
B. Basic rain barrel system is the kind of project you can complete in an afternoon for less than $120. a light rain can produce several hundred gallons of rooftop runoff. An inch of rain on a 1,000 square-foot roof will put over 600 gallons into a gutter system.
C. According to Broward county water source department, while South Florida's water conditions improved with late rainy season rainfall, the forecast for our current dry season are for below-average rainfall, indicating that the region may still face a water shortage in the spring of 2012.
Transition Let’s start here, with a simple and inexpensive... [continues]
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