Category Archives: Water Conservation

How to Harvest and Store Rainwater, Dew, & Frost

Every year, our home collects over 15,000 gallons of rainwater and continually stores over 5,000 gallons of water to grow food. Besides being free, rainwater is also the best water for growing plants. We have even learned the secret to … Continue reading

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GP 5 Gallon UV Water Sterilizer

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The GP 5 Gallon UV Water Sterilizer was designed by Garden Pool’s Dennis McClung for the Garden Pool Haiti project to help provide clean water for the volunteers, patients and nearby residents of the Naturopath’s Without Borders‘ volunteer medical clinic … Continue reading

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Laundry Gray Water Recycling to Grow Food

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We live in the Sonoran Desert so water is very precious here. Gray water is waste water that a household generates from sources like bathing and washing clothes that typically account for about 50-80% of potable water use. We have … Continue reading

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Shower Water Recycling – Using Gray Water to Grow Food

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We have been wanting to finish this project for a while. Well, we finally found the pump we wanted to make it happen. The pump we used is powered by the Garden Pool solar setup. This should add a substantial … Continue reading

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