Recycled Pallet Rain Barrel Stand
Recycled Pallet Rain Barrel Stand: The city we live in is under year round water restrictions, so having a rain water collection system helps keep the garden growing while reducing stress on the city water supply. The city supports water collection by supplying barrels and fittings a…
Going Off-Grid in the 21st Century – Rain Water Intake
20/03/2012 by SLS Leave a Comment As a quick recap, in our last article in the Going Off Grid series we covered the “harvesting” portion of a rain water system. In this case the field aka the roof or collection area and the roads aka the gutters or conveyance system. Just like any harvest though,…
Everything You Need To Know About Water pumping windmills
The windmill's wheel (fan) has 15 to 40 galvanized steel blades which spin around on a shaft. The shaft drives a geared mechanism that converts rotary motion to an up-and-down motion like a piston in a car engine. That motion drives a long pump rod (aka sucker rod) going up and down inside of a pipe in the well.
At its simpliest an air well is a structure or a device that collects water from the air using condensation. Is there any Permies out there that are using air wells?