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How to catch, store, and use rainwater - Sunset.com. Rainwater from a nearby roof fills these tanks, then travels through a gravity-fed drip system to irrigate crops. (Photo: Rob D. Brodman)

How to Catch, Store, and Use Rainwater

of rain puts about 600 gallons of water atop a square foot house! That's a lot of free water. These cisterns collect rainwater from a nearby roof and when the tanks are full water is dispersed through a gravity-fed drip system that irrigates crops.

"We built this rain water collection tank last June and by October the 1,500 gallon tank was full. It has a 20 ft X 20 ft roof. 1 inch of rainfall will put about 250 gallons in the tank.

"We built this rain water collection tank last June and by October the gallon tank was full. It has a 20 ft X 20 ft roof. 1 inch of rainfall will put about 250 gallons in the tank. Great idea for saving water

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Construct a Small Septic System

How to Construct a Small Septic System. Most private septic systems are made up of two parts: the holding and digesting tanks, and the dispersal field. The system shown here is a small system, designed for limited use of by two people with.

Dos & Don'ts When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection Did you know that 623 gallons of water can be harvested from 1 inch of rain on a 1,000-square-foot roof?

Do's & Don'ts When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection

Dos & Dont When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection by The Fun Times Guide to Household Tips: illegal to harvest rain water in some states!

live totally off grid and self sufficient....lots of examples and pictures of people and homes living off the grid.

live totally off grid and self sufficient.lots of examples and pictures of people and homes living off the grid.

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Ten Ways to Protect Water Sources on Your Horse Farm From Pollution

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Build a Homesteading Solar Food Dehydrator Homesteading - The Homestead Survival…

How To Build A Cistern From Corrugated Road Culvert...http://homestead-and-survival.com/how-to-build-a-cistern-from-corrugated-road-culvert/

This amazing step by step tutorial of how to build a cistern for water storage out of corrugated road culvert for far less than buying a huge water tank.

Homemade Off The Grid Solar Hot Water Project Homesteading  - The Homestead Survival .Com

This step by step tutorial of how to build a homemade off the grid solar hot water project is a way to use the sun& rays to heat your home.

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Using a broken refrigerator to keep things cold by way of turning it into a root cellar interesting thought (so long as it is clean on the inside, of course)