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Why Everyone Should Care About Rainwater Harvesting (and How to Do It)

Rainwater Harvesting: Why Everyone Should Care and How to Do It

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How do I create a complete Rainwater Collection System? The image below shows a complete rainwater collection system. While some of the components shown are absolutely necessary, not all of the components listed are required. Although, all of these components will help create a harvesting system that is highly functional and nearly maintenance-free.

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Homemade Water Filter: Make A DIY Water Filter

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel | The Prepper JournalThe Prepper Journal

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How Much Rainwater Should You Store - 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 t

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A Better Rainwater-Harvesting System

This simple rainwater-harvesting system will put the water where your plants need it most. Illustration by Elayne Sears. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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Why RainXchange

Combine water feature/pond, natural pool, solve water runoff problems and have water for the lawn all in one!

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Prevent Mosquito Breeding in Rain Barrels

One of the most common safety concerns with rain barrels is the possibility of mosquitoes breeding in them. Though the fear of this is generally overblown, here are some foolproof methods to keep your rain barrels free of mosquito larvae....

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Excellent Rain Harvesting Diagram/How To

DIY rain barrel... would love to have something like this out near the raised beds to make watering easier.

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