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5 Essential Rainwater Harvesting Tips for Homesteaders

Collecting rainwater is an easy and environmentally friendly viable option for saving water and money.

For anyone who is looking to collect rainwater for their commercial property, for their home, or simply for their garden, there are a few tips and tricks to keep in mind when setting up a successful rainwater harvesting system.

First, choose your rainwater’s purpose.

Rainwater can be collected and used to fulfill any of the different purposes you typically use water throughout your day. That includes cleaning, […]

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Water Conservation When Disaster Strikes: A Preparedness Guide

Human beings can survive up to three weeks without food. In contrast, a lack of water is fatal within three to four days. This grim fact makes water disaster preparedness vital.
Flooding, severe weather, earthquakes, and civil unrest can all interrupt public water delivery or introduce dangerous contaminates into your drinking supply. Private well water may also be affected by floods, chemical spills, or similar catastrophes. A carefully thought out water disaster preparedness plan saves lives.
Do Not Ration Water
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What You Need to Know about Dehydration

It’s critical to understand the importance of hydration and how to stay safe if your regular water supply is interrupted. Going without food isn’t fun, but going without water will get you in big trouble – fast. You can only go without water for about three to five days. As soon as cells are deprived of water they start to deteriorate and die, soon after which organs quickly shut down and the damage can be irreparable.
You need 64 ounces […]

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