New Goal: About to buy a new house and my goal is to learn how to efficiently catch rain water and store it for and use it for gardening.
New Goal: Construct and tweak rainwater catchment for storage to supply garden
New Goal: Install a 1,050 gallon cistern and make it ‘fade into the background’ at my new home in suburbia.
New Goal: as soon as small structures are build I want to impliment water harvesting, and am sure there will be things to learn about on the way, like plumbing and irrigation.
Progress Started: To use barrels/drip irrigation off my roof to water garden.
*Update 08-02-14* I have six 55 gallon barrels collected and have been looking over plans for setting up the system.
Goal Completed: Attach a 55 gallon barrel to my downspout.
Actually added 220 gallon system to my house
Progress Started: to learn how to use these skills effectively
New Goal: develop gutter/roof catchment system for garden use
New Goal: in progress.
Goal Completed: Setup water catchment for watering garden and chickens (and any other critters I get) and for boiling / filtering in emergency.