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If you’re homesteading or prepping, you already know that securing a dependable source of drinkable water can be a challenge. When you’re off the grid, or getting ready for the day that we’re all off the grid, collecting rainwater is a great option.
There are several tips on safe, efficient ways to do this. There are tips on water collection at your home as well as ways to find and purify water if you’re in a survival situation away from home.
An important thing for preppers to consider is the legalities involved with collecting rainwater. Particularly if you live within city limits or in an area with zoning laws.
Save yourself a headache and make sure the legal path is clear. Otherwise, you’ll just have to remove your system. If you do encounter some legal obstacles, this guide has some other ways to collect water.
Check out these 12 genus rainwater collection tips that you really need. The solar still is a genius idea and super easy!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.