The Trailer Park Homesteader: Rainwater Harvesting & Water Catchment Systems

rainwater harvesting imageJune 12, 2014: Today, Sharon’s topic is all about rainwater harvesting and water catchment systems. Harvesting rainwater is not a new concept, but its popularity has grown as many people are seeking a more independent lifestyle. In this episode Sharon shares why it is important to harvest this precious commodity and the different ways it can be collected. She gives listeners some staggering statistics of
the average water amounts that are currently being used daily throughout the home and ways to reduce this amount by 70-85% just through harvesting rainwater.

Sharon also discusses potable vs. non-potable water and ways to purify your water storage in the event of a disaster. Lastly she describes methods for building your own water catchment system and how to hide it for security purposes.

Join Sharon today and see if you might benefit from using any of her tips or suggestions.

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Survival Mom Radio Hour: Cover Your Bases for a Collapse

5925429619_54aa953058June 20, 2013: Could an Argentinian style economic collapse ever happen here in America? Lisa addresses this question and gives advice for covering the basics in order to be prepared, either way: water storage, a back-up cooking system, cash on hand, and food storage tips. She includes, “The Top 10 Foods NOT to Store!”

Read my full-length article here.