When you are a penniless student hippy who lives somewhere that is as dry as the Sahara desert for 4 months of the year you NEED to find ways to store water and Bev has some amazingly clever ideas plus so much more! Check out this awesome post and guess who is off to the tip to look for old bath tubs…
I wrote this post a couple of years ago, but some of my newer readers won’t have seen it so I’ve updated it for reposting. With summer on the way it’s worthwhile thinking about how to keep the water up to newly planted trees and seedlings.
Storing water for the home food garden is crucial for self-sufficiency and building resilience into our lives in the face of change. In a reticulated system, such as most of us have now, energy is needed to pump water to suburban homes. In the energy-scarce future that’s ahead of us, we can’t guarantee that we’ll always be able to turn on a tap and have water at our fingertips.
So….putting in water storage systems should be a priority. Much more so than the latest brand of plasma TV or the latest iPad.
It’s important to look at the cost of storing water per litre
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