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Solar DIY – How to Make a Solar Powered Roof Gutter Water Barrel!

Here in California, it’s freakin’ sunny as hell during the summer and in the winter, it rains like a mothufooko.  Anyways, I’ve been working on my friend’s lawn and they have no lawn sprinkler nor do they want to spend the money on it.  Every summer, that lawn gets dried up like crazy and I’ve always thought there’s gotta be a good way to re-use the water that you get during the spring, specifically the water thats coming down your roof gutter.

Well, I am in look as I found this awesome DIY that shows you how to make a solar-powered roof-gutter e

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Rain DIY – How to Filter Harvested Rain Water for Drinking with Sand!

Looking to recycle rain water as your drinking water?  Well, it’s not a bad idea if you have a good filter and there’s a great guide that shows you how to filter harvested rain water for drinking with sand.  I bet you could probably even do this with charcoal.

Pollution, particles from the air, debris from the collection system (your gutters) are not things you want to find in your tall glass of ice water. Instead of investi

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DIY – How to Install a Rain Tank and Re-use Rain water!

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Here’s a really simply way to re-use your rain gutter water for feeding your plants.

Why didn’t I think of this before?

Rain tanks collect and store rain water, and they’re a viable green alternative for lawn maintenance since landscaping represents a huge drain on water resources. Erin’s tank directs water from her gutters into a storage system that will support her lawn and garden.

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Water Catcher Umbrella, Brilliant!

Check out this water catcher umbrella concept.  From the picture it seems like you can even plant the whole thing to grow some plants.

Well, I think if they can further take their idea into using the water as stabilization for the umbrella itself or make it steam out during a hot day, that’d be somethin’.

As you can see from the design there is a dip in the centre of the canopy where the water is directed, the material is specially made from compostable polylactic acid plast

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