Category Archive: Water

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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Mar 26

How to Build a Rain Barrel – Harvest the Sky DIY Project

How to Build a Rain Barrel – Harvest the Sky DIY Project This step by step detailed instructions of how to build a rain barrel with input hose attachment and a water release spout. Check your local laws about collecting rainwater…. 80% of states have no problem with you collecting rainwater if you do it …

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Mar 23

DIY Passive Solar Water Heater

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Learn how to make a diy passive solar water heater out of two 55 gallon drums. The heater is similar to the one pictured which used an old water heater. This build uses gravity to fill the heater with cold water and the sun to heat the water to 150 degrees. See all the instructions …

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