Are Plastic Drink Bottles Safe to Reuse for Drinking Water?
Why you should NOT use plastic bottles to irrigate plants or your garden. It increases the likelihood of impurities due to the introduction of bacteria and the potential leaching of plastic compounds into the water. And into your vegetables and fruits.
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.