Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Old Ways Handy Farm Devices - Cobleigh - chapter 3b Perhaps something like this can be rigged to keep rainwater cistern clean

pin 11
heart 3

How to create a composting toilet system with a flush toilet, a worm-composting bin and a filter bed. Nothing is wasted and the garden is given nutrient dense organic matter.

pin 75
heart 8
speech 1

a peek inside the van project (alisaburke)

pin 20
heart 1

Here in California water has a topic of conversation wherever we go. Creeks and ponds dried up (some we think might never recover) and the water table dropped, forcing a few neighbors to have their well pumps lowered or to even have deeper wells drilled. Many folks have shared memories of rain barrels, cisterns, hand pumps and drawing water with a well bucket as a child, usually on grandpa and grandma’s farm. Some said they’d never want to rely again on those old-time methods of getting…

pin 14
heart 2
Make Water Drinkable | Why and How to Purify Water | Survival Skills, Tips And Tricks by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2016/01/19/make-water-drinkable/

Make Water Drinkable

Make Water Drinkable | Why and How to Purify Water | Survival Skills, Tips And Tricks by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2016/01/19/make-water-drinkable/

pin 70
heart 13

Clapp's Home-Made Water Filter. this filter is composed of the simplest materials - sand and charcoal. The filter is arranged from a 50-gallon wine cask with a false bottom, perforated; on this a layer of gravel, then alternate layers of charcoal and white, clean sand, and top layer of excelsior, with perforated cover ten inches from the top, and a discharge-pipe or over-flow four inches from the top.

pin 9