Category Archive: Water

Safe Drinking Water in Any Situation

Safe Drinking Water in Any Situation Everyone agrees that you should have an emergency supply of water. Most experts advise that you should have a minimum water supply for 72 hours and the CDC recommends that you have 1 gallon of water for each person in your family for each day. If you have a …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can’t say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money. Some good news is that a few states …

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Pump Water Without Electricity

Pump Water Without Electricity If SHTF you could experience a drastic disruption to your water supply. Given the importance of water for survival, having a reliable source of water after a disaster needs to be one of your main priorities. Even worse, if the grid goes down it will be extremely difficult to pump water …

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How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water

How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water As soon as you move to the country and start homesteading, you may notice that the water pressure is a lot less than you have been used to. When you are getting your water from a well the pressure isn’t going to be like from the …

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How To Remove Chlorine from Municipal Water

How To Remove Chlorine from Municipal Water Chlorine has long been used for treating water to remove any bacteria that may be present, thereby making it safe to use and consume. The most common way to remove the chlorine in the past was to simply let the water sit out and it was commonly believed …

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How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land

How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land Knowing how and where to drill a well on your land could save you and your family from dehydration if SHTF. If you live miles away from a natural water source you may struggle collecting water once the water stops flowing from the facets. I …

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How To Make Your Own Hydro Power

How To Make Your Own Hydro Power Power by the movement of water is genius, if you have a huge river or stream you could generate a literal off the grid system, but what if you live with a small creek or a slow flowing body of water… over at otherpower.com they have a DIY …

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Long Term Water Solutions when Bugging In

Long Term Water Solutions when Bugging In When you bug in, you will need a lot of water stored or access to a source of half decent water to survive. When you bug out, some say that it is harder to secure and find water. If I am completely honest with you, I still have …

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How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well

How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well Water is the most essential thing we need for life. With out water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our brain. Having a well dug …

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How To Build A Drip Irrigation System For Under $100

How To Build A Drip Irrigation System For Under $100 A drip irrigation system can save you time, money and conserve water. This drip irrigation system can be turned on and left to do its job without you having to stand over it to monitor its progress. Using water wisely with a drip irrigation system …

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