Category Archive: Water

Dec 23

Archimedes Screw Water Irrigation Method

Homesteaders may be interested in learning about Archimedes Screw water irrigation method as a way of delivering water up from a natural running water source up into their irrigation ditches to water crops.  It can be hand cranked in an off the grid situation or run with a electric generator to turn the crank. An …

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Dec 21

Bushcraft Tripod Water Filter Using Natural Materials

Here is a step by step tutorial of how to make a bushcraft tripod water filter using natural materials in the wilderness.  Water purification in the wilderness is life saving when dirty water is unsafe for consumption due to dangerous parasites. This method will get rid of a lot of the parasites but will likely …

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Nov 10

WATER STORAGE and PURIFICATION

Part of good emergency preparedness plan for a family household should include water storage and knowledge of it’s purification.  This downloadable six page pdf covers many different aspects and options of water storage. A good  rule of thumb is to store at least one gallon per person per day for drinking but you should double …

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Oct 10

Build A 275 Gallon Rain Water Barrel

This amazing step by step tutorial of How To Build A 275 Gallon Rain Water Barrel to collect and store rain water can be a helpful resource for a homesteader’s garden. Rain water has not been treated with chlorine and is the best option to nourish a garden but you must collect it first. I …

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Sep 05

Build A Simple Homemade PVC Water Hand Pump

A motivated homesteader can build a simple homemade PVC hand pump with inexpensive parts, simple design and a little work that in the end will save tons of back breaking work of transferring water. Cutting PVC pipe to size, installing a rubber gasket, adding check valves then assemble everything together and your pump is ready. …

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Aug 07

Answers About Grey Water Recycling from Bob Vila

Here is a short article with Answers About Grey Water Recycling from Bob Vila about re-using barely used water a second time to water your garden and flushing toilets. Grey water is defined as waste water generated from: bathroom sinks showers baths laundry dishwashers kitchen sink But never from a toilet because of human waste. …

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