An insightful look into how these alternative, off-grid water systems can help hedge against increasing global water crises
How to Test Water Quality at Home: Your Complete Guide
A complete guide to understanding how to test water quality for residential settings. Includes information on various contaminants, EPA standards, and home water testing kits
Ultimate Guide to Pumping Water from a River, Lake, or Creek
Everything you need to know about pumping from a surface water source such as a lake, river, or stream for domestic purposes. Includes detailed information on how to size a water pump.
Is it Legal to Drill Your Own Well? A State by State Guide
A full list of groundwater laws for each state including permit and license requirements, lists of licensed well contractors, and official well water guides published by various water resources departments.
Best Water Filtration System for Home
We’ve spent 80+ hours of research and testing to identify the best water filtration system for home—so that you don’t have to.
5 Practical Off-Grid Energy Solutions
Solar, wind, hydro, gasification, and mechanical power are some of the most practical energy solutions for off-grid and remote living.
Vanishing crop varieties, Permaculture and food forestry benefits, and Three Sisters Gardening
Crop variety has been declining over the last few decades. This article explores why and introduces how permaculture, food forestry, and companion planting can help
Colorado River trouble, Rainwater harvesting, Private wells, and the Future of desalination
The Colorado River, which 40 million Americans depend on for water, has seen decline in flow in the past decades and projects to continue in trend. Let’s explore how this will affect many and what other long-term water solutions are available.
My Big Berkey Water Filter Review – 2 Years of Steady Use
The Big Berkey is a popular gravity-fed water purification system with excellent filtration capabilities. This article gives an in-depth review of its use.
RainFlo 430: Complete Rainwater Harvesting System
The RainFlo 430-AG is a complete rainwater harvesting system assembled by RainHarvest.com. Complete with 430-gallon tank, water pump, and pre-filter, this package contains everything you’ll need to get up and running.