Amit Enventres wrote:....1 gallon/day, but that's based on recommended drinking of 3 liters/ day. That doesn't include what you need to water plants or cook or clean or make a clay pot.....
Phil Gardener wrote:Inquiring minds want to know why the water button would be brown instead of blue?
Or maybe this is a gray water discussion?
John C Daley wrote:Orin, I think you could be calmer if you had a rethink about the water.I have written a long treatsise about harvesting rainwater.
I think in this day and age you deserve better than you have managed so far,
How have you carted the water?
John C Daley wrote:We call them tanks and I have many,
22,000L, 5000L and a biggy 190,000L tank.
All essential where my rain is about 450mm per annum.
wayne fajkus wrote:
I've got 9,000 gallon capacity strategically spaced for home, chickens, turkeys, cattle, annual garden.
wayne fajkus wrote:2 3.000 plastic tanks. 2 1,000 stainless tanks. 3 300 gallon ibc totes. All above ground.
Orin Raichart wrote:
I'd love to hear about the solutions needed for underground tanks to "keep the water fresh"
there are two issues I hear back from people when I tell people about cisterns and rainharvesting:
1- how to keep critters out and drowning;
2- how to keep the water from "going bad"