Monthly Archives: February 2014

DIY 5 gallon Slow sand filter update for February 2014

It is now¬†February 7, 2014. At this location its been below freezing at night for all of¬†February, and for the past 4 days not above freezing at all. On the 6th of Feb. at about 4:00 am, the low here … Continue reading

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Drought in the U.S. : what you can do

Water is becoming an issue here in the U.S. for a number of reasons : http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-drought-hurts-cattle-crops-prices-heat-up-2014-02-07 http://www.opb.org/news/article/council-recommends-drought-declaration-for-4-ore-counties/ http://bigislandnow.com/2014/01/16/big-isle-drought-declaration-triggers-usda-loan-assistance/ http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&contentid=drought_news.html Rain water harvesting is a way to store water. Even if it is only used for non-potable purposes, it still helps … Continue reading

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Rain water harvesting regulations in Ohio

This is an update from a previous post that has become so huge I will have to do something, not sure what yet. Anyway, here is the info on Ohio: Update, February 1, 2014 regarding Ohio: After checking the Ohio … Continue reading

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