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Hot Water Fix

January 10, 2014

We had to do a little repair work on our solar hot water panels. Read More

Hanging Pot Holder

December 29, 2013

A surprise Christmas gift.Read More

Road Grader

October 4, 2013

A pair of road graders have just finished fixing our road.Read More

3rd Tank Finished

September 16, 2013

The third (and final?) cistern that connects to our house roof is now finished, and just about full.Read More

Earthworm filter

September 11, 2013

We have replaced our grey water filter with a biological one: earthworms.Read More

100,000 gallons

September 11, 2013

For the first time ever, our pond is full, giving us an extra 100,000 gallons (low end estimate).Read More

Irrigation Cistern

August 24, 2013

We’ve started work on another 7000 gallon water tank.Read More

Gates and Doors

August 24, 2013

The barn is now closed off, with gates and doors in place.Read More

Water Accounts

July 18, 2013

We had 2.3″ of rain between January and July 2013. But, now that July is here, the rain season has started, which means that it is Spring!Read More