Jordan is one of the most water-deprived countries in the world, most of the country receiving less than 7.87″ (200 mm) of rainfall annually, much of that evaporating before being us use for growing food. Permaculture projects are demonstrating a sustainable way to reclaim the desert.
Use the water from your dehumidifier for your laundry machine
Collects over 25 gallons of fresh water daily, costs about $550, and can be built from local materials by a team of 4 in under 1 week (Wired Magazine article). See Worka Water.
Make your own Berkey-type water filter for $117.
See summary parent article on short-term disaster resilience and prepping for other priorities. Storing Water Just thought this spoof on storing “dehydrated” water was pretty funny (see picture), although the source of the picture apparently took it seriously! In any case, the US Government recommends buying commercially purified water for storage, but they also provide […]
Water & Resilience. Through a case-study of Troy Gardens Community Co-housing. Related post: Food; Filtering Water Summary: With 101,920 square feet of impermeable surface area, Troy can harvest about 1.8 M gallons of water (63% of the water we use). NOW: How much of the harvestable water can we actually store and use? Use depends […]