Category: Water

How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water

How to Get More Pressure Out Of Well Water - I found the article below over at homeguides.sfgate.com, they go over how you can easily add more pressure to your well system. As always because you are dealing with pressure always seek advice from a professional plumber before you attempt this!

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 …

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How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land

How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land - Having your own well, will not only ensure you have fresh, clean water when ever you need it, but you will be self sufficient and off the grid, saving you money in the long term.

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 to collect water once the water …

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Pump Water Without Electricity

Pump Water Without Electricity - Consider a hydro powered water pump that requires no external energy (electric, solar or otherwise) using only the current of the water to power your water pump. It works due to the water in the wheel being higher than the release pipe, the larger the wheel the more pressure you will have to pump the water. More coils provide a greater head lift, or ability to pump uphill. What a ingenious idea and could be a lifesaver.

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 …

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How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water

How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water - The author has created a nice simple distiller that can be made easily. This option to distill the water you find allows you to get the cleanest water possible in a survival situation. Because we don't have access to a distillery and we think they are too hard to build we often neglect the possibility of distilling our water.

In the battle against waterborne pathogens there are a number of weapons. The vast array of filters and iodine drops all work well to make dangerous water safe to drink. There is one method that is rarely used. Distillation. Not …

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Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity

Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity - One of the best ways to deal with that is having a water pump and a well. Suddenly you can pull water out of the ground! This article is about a ram pump and what we love about those is the fact that they require no electricity.

Pumping water may not seem like a priority today. It may seem a little silly even. You are getting all the water you need from your tap, right? The tap is an endless source of clean water that never goes …

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The Shower that Fits in your Bug Out Bag

The Shower that Fits in your Bug Out Bag - Designed as a lightweight alternative to the much heavier solar showers, the Simple Shower weighs in at under an ounce and is a great addition to the bug out bag where every ounce matters.

Designed as a lightweight alternative to the much heavier solar showers, the Simple Shower weighs in at under an ounce and is a great addition to the bug out bag where every ounce matters. The Simple Shower is a little …

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How Much Rainwater Can You/Should You Store

How Much Rainwater Can You - To determine the amount of storage that is appropriate for you, you need to know how much rainwater you can collect from your roof and the amount of water you will need. When calculating how much water you are going to need, you will want to really think about what you want to use the water for and what conservation methods you can incorporate.

To determine the amount of storage that is appropriate for you, you need to know how much rainwater you can collect from your roof or other areas and the amount of water you will need. When calculating how much water you …

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Canned Water with a 50 Year Shelf Life!

Canned Water with a 50 Year Shelf Life! — Storing potable water can be one of the trickiest parts of prepping. It is crucial to have water on hand, though, if the local water supply becomes contaminated or simply isn’t accessible.

We are going to need all the water solutions if we reach a point where water is not running in the tap for the long haul. Emergency canned water from Blue Can Water may be the solution. Water is a …

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Make Your Own Microstill

Make Your Own Microstill - When I first read the article or instructions I found that this would be a great option for distilling water. Clean water, depending on the type of disaster, could hold more weight than anything else.

This microstill design and instruction was created to allow someone to make their own spirits. Not a bad tool to have around in an SHTF scenario. I am sure there will be serious addictions that will need to be fed …

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Guide to Making Activated Charcoal

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal.

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal. Why? Because it could literally save your life. Emergency rooms all over the world regularly use activated charcoal to treat certain types of poisonings. …

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