Category Archive: Water

All You Ever Need To Build A DIY Hand Dug Well

All You Ever Need To Build A DIY Hand Dug Well I think I am right in saying if you do not have a means to get or purify water in a survival or SHTF situation your chances are very bleak and death would be very near at all times. If you own your own …

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How to make Solar Powered Water Pump for Water Barrels

How To Make A Solar Powered Water Pump For Water Barrels You can buy these from amazon… but why buy one when you can make one This project is pretty easy and a lot of the time more powerful than the store brought ones. If you have any rain barrels you should consider this project as …

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Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin

Free Hot Water from Compost Wheelie Bin Compost piles do a great job of breaking down our organic waste and keeping our trash cans on the curb lighter with the benefits of organic matter to mix into our gardens. Although it does awesome things for our green footprint, it can do even more than you …

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How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water

How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water My wife and I have just moved into the country and with that comes great change, especially when you have been living in the city all of your life. As soon as we moved in we noticed the water pressure was a lot less than we …

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Emergency Water Filter Solutions

Emergency Water Filter Solutions Most everyone knows how important having access to potable water is but what about those emergency situations where you cannot go to the store or turn on the tap? If you haven’t stored any water either, you may be in some serious trouble! The rule of thumb is “a gallon of …

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DIY Automated Sprinkler System Anyone Can Do

DIY Automated Sprinkler System Anyone Can Do If you want a lush, green awesome looking garden you need to water it. But like thousands of us, we just plain forget and let our gardens go a nice toasty yellow / brown. Having a professional install a sprinkler system costs thousands of dollars and that is …

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How To Install A French Drain with Dry Well

How To Install A French Drain with Dry Well A French drain or weeping tile also blind drain, (rubble drain, rock drain, drain tile, perimeter drain, land drain, French ditch, sub-surface drain, sub-soil drain or agricultural drain) is a trench filled with gravel or rock or containing a perforated pipe that redirects surface water and …

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DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy

DIY Automatic Garden Watering Buddy With the warmer weather already here for a lot of the US, the time has begun to start watering your lawns, plants and vegetables. I am the first to admit that I have just plain forgot to water and I know millions of us do too. With this DIY automatic garden …

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How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System

How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System See how to Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System and have a great looking water catchment system and best of all, FREE, natural water to water your garden. I have something similar to this, I use a gutter-less rain catchment system, here is the article if you want …

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DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels

DIY Easy Hand Pump For Wells Or Rain Barrels Don’t spend your hard earned cash on a hand pump for a well or rain barrel when you can make a better one at home for half the price. I have made tens of these over the years and they work great. In an emergency water …

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