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How to Build a Rain Barrel. A dual barrel system that uses atmospheric pressure to equalize the water volume in both rain barrels. Use the water from your rain barrels to water your plants.-----great idea and can help save money!

diy rain barrel

diy rain barrel

Converted Shed Details - Easy DIY Rain barrel (just need to add a few things like an overflow drain and a screen at the top of the garbage can.

Garbage bin storage

Leisure Horizontal Refuse Storage Shed (Medium), Brown (Cedar) #RSS2001

Leisure Season outdoor storage shed trash & recycling organizer made of solid decay resistant wood. Storage for garbage cans and more!

Do's & Don't When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection - The Fun Times Guide to Household Tips

Do's & Don'ts When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection

I'm finally going to do this. Do's & Don't When Making A Rain Barrel For Rainwater Collection - The Fun Times Guide to Household Tips

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel - If you want filtered water right from a rain barrel this is for you. For gardening, rainwater is, naturally, best unfiltered, But for household use, the vintage book says the following instructions yield a cheap and easy way to make a filter just as good as a patent filter costing 10 times as much.

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel

Links to 100 year old homestead book with tons of interesting homestead/survival techniques.

Customizable Vegetable Garden Row Soaker Hose System — Just Snip-n-Drip!

Customizable Vegetable Garden Row Soaker Hose System — Complete Kit Installs in Minutes, Waters Plants All Season!

The Atlantis Re-use System has proven effective in providing a regular clean water supply for domestic and commercial applications. How it works:The system captures water from both landscaped areas through surface

Sustainable Living Ideas by Atlantis Water Management. Ok if this was me I would build a few barrels underground and store water in them or have a valve that can fill it back up when turned on.

Gold fish are thriving and keeping mosquitos away.  This is their third summer in the rain barrels and are doing very well.   In the winter I bring them inside and keep in a fish tank.

Gold fish are thriving and keeping mosquitos away. This is their third summer in the rain barrels and are doing very well. In the winter I bring them inside and keep in a fish tank. Great idea if I ever get my rain barrel set up.

*Vivre en autonomie, produire son électricité..son chauffage et gérer l'eau: une réalité.*** - décroissance

off grid projects - downspout connector that will let just the water into collector system

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