Sarah Milcetic wrote:
2. Let the grey water hose run out on to the land (or figure out a way to reuse it with a temporary filter/tank?)
Tyler Ludens wrote:A purpose-made poly tank is the best in my experience.
Peter Ellis wrote:My biggest concern with capturing rain water is actually the surface it's coming from.
Daniel Schmidt wrote:I'm not sure where others got the 'trash can' notion from, but I believe the OP was referring to 55 gallon drums when they mentioned 'barrels'.
Daniel Schmidt wrote:As someone who does not like to put 'all of my eggs in one basket', I would recommend you keep your drinking water and washing water separate, even if they come from the same source. Currently at my house in civilization, I have a makeshift version of the Berkey water filter system and several gallon glass jugs that I store my water in and go through a rotation. If another hurricane blows in like it did in October, I have gallons of water stored and can filter water from my rain barrels if I run low.