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We Won!

November 28, 2012

We have just been informed that our cistern article won the Instructables “Be Prepared” Contest!Read More


November 20, 2012

We just collected a bottle of duckweed, which we have dumped into the barn’s tank.Read More


November 2, 2012

I haven’t blogged in two weeks and thought I’d do a general catch-up on what we’ve been up to.Read More

Cistern’s Done

September 28, 2012

The cistern is now finished and has water in it!Read More

Cistern walls

September 14, 2012

The new cistern’s walls are up. We’re just waiting for the rain to stop, so we can put in the liner and make the roof.Read More

2nd Cistern

September 8, 2012

We have started work on a new 6,000 gallon water tank for the main house catchment system.Read More


September 1, 2012

We caught some more fish for the barn tank.Read More

Tank Retaining Walls

August 12, 2012

The tank walls are now held against the pressure of the water contained within in.Read More

Tank Overflow and Sides

August 8, 2012

We got to spend a full day working on the barn tank today, without kids.Read More