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Legalities of Collecting Rain Water: "....in Utah, collecting rainwater from the roof is still illegal unless the roof owner also owns water rights on the ground; the same rigid rules, with a few local exceptions, also apply in Washington State. Meanwhile, 20 miles south of here, in New Mexico, rainwater catchment, as the collecting is called, is mandatory for new dwellings in some places like Santa Fe."

It’s Now Legal to Catch a Raindrop in Colorado

Harvest the Rain  Wrangle water from the sky for watering, washing and even drinking, no matter where you live.

Build a Rainwater Harvesting System - Homesteading and Livestock

GThis article from Environmental Building News shares how to build a rainwater harvesting system to gather rain for watering, washing and drinking water. Originally published as

Pallet Dog House Made From Reclaimed Wood

Pallet Dog House Made From Reclaimed Wood

From a home lover to pet lover, everyone can get the respective stuff out of pallets like this DIY pallet dog house, a very first need of dog lovers!

Take advantage of the sun you are shading yourself from with your pergola. Genius

Learn how to choose solar panels for your property such as this solar pergola.

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Cabin Porn

Wind power, solar power, and collected rain water. Picture is of the well water collection tank with a pump powered by wind and solar power.

Solar Power : How Many Solar Panels Do I Need to Power My Home?

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need to Power My Home? - If "Power My House" means to reach net-zero electrical utility bill, the necessary number of panels can be calculated based on yearly usage.

Definitely want a solar water heater!

Using solar water for heat is much more efficient in our climate than converting solar to electricity and then to heat. You can also use solar hot water systems for your hot water needs.

Previous Pinner said: How to Clean, Prepare and Fill a Water Barrel    Now that you have purchased your 30-gallon water barrels, do you know how to store water so that it will be clean and safe to drink? Do you just stick the hose into the barrel and fill? No, not a good idea.    Here's a step-by-step method to prepare them that will ensure clean, potable water when and if you need it in an emergency.

How to Store Water

How to Clean, Prepare, and Fill a 30 Gallon Water Barrel - a step-by-step method to prepare barrels to ensure clean, potable water when and if you need it in an emergency.

Off Grid – How To Build A Bio Water Filter

Welcome to living Green & Frugally. We aim to provide all your natural and frugal needs with lots of great tips and advice, Off Grid - How To Build A Bio Water Filter

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