Category Archive: Water

Mar 07

Build A Small Hydropower Generator for Off The Grid Energy

This step by step tutorial of how to build a small Hydropower generator for off the grid energy education. This introduction to building a hydroelectric generator will show the basics of hydroelectricity. Although, this project is used from recycled materials and will not stand up to long term use – it will prove that the …

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Feb 17

A Homesteading Experience of Drilling A Water Well

This documented homesteading experience of the drilling of a water well shares the step by step process and all the challenges that were faced and overcame. One of the best ways to to gain knowledge that can be used towards the drilling of a water well on your own homestead is to vigorously read, ask …

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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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