Category Archive: Water

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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Jun 16

Simple Solar Water Still You Can Make In An Emergency

Learn how to make this emergency water still so if you ever need to drink water you are unsure of,  you will know how to purify it so you don’t become ill from drinking contaminated water. Prep For SHTF shares this tutorial for making your own emergency water still. I make sure to always carry …

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Apr 28

Camping Hand Washing Station

This camping hand washing station is a genius idea that not only can save hauling large amounts of water, helps keep your family clean but can keep your campsite from becoming a muddy mess. With just a few items you can assemble this hand washing station within minutes. This hand washing station could be used …

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Apr 10

Stand Alone Rainwater Collector DIY Project

Stand Alone Rainwater Collector DIY Project This stand alone rainwater collector DIY project is an excellent way to gather rainwater for water storage.   Rainwater can be used to water a garden, off grid water source or even emergency household water though it will have to be boiled for safe use.

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