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Explaining the Advantages of Rainwater Collection

To collect and store rainwater for later productive use, one practices rainwater harvesting. When it comes to the various ways to store rainwater, there is a wide range of options. These systems can range from simple water butts in gardens to underground networks that use tanks and pumps to store massive amounts of water. It depends on your particular situation whether you prefer manual or automatic operation of these systems. The most popular and affordable way to collect rainwater is to catch it as it falls from the roof. Then, it can be captured and stored for later use in a variety of containers. The containers come in a range of sizes, from a watering can to big tanks. In a home big enough for a family, a water butt is a typical container for collecting water. This technique for collecting rainwater is excellent and cost-free. The following are a few of the many benefits of rainwater collection: The cost savings from collecting rainwater on your water bills may be the biggest adva

How to Gather Pure Drinking Water from Plants

This video is a demonstration of how to harvest potable, clean water from plants. By tying a plastic bag over a leafy branch and allowing the plant to transpire into the bag, you can collect water from plants. It is a practical method for obtaining pure, clean water. The drawback is that gathering enough water to sustain yourself requires a lot of plastic bags. This approach works better as an additional water source. The most crucial resource in a survival situation is water. At an average outdoor temperature, you can go 100 hours without drinking. Water is frequently scarce or unfit for consumption in many settings.  Thankfully, there are often some plants nearby. Because plants absorb water from the ground and filter out many impurities in the water, you can extract clean water from them. Water evaporates from the leaves of plants, a process known as transpiration, and this water can be gathered. This procedure is non-destructive, won't harm the plant, and can be used repeatedly

50+ Uses for Everyday Items as Emergency Supplies

Do you ever stare at household items and wonder what to do with them once their original purpose has passed? When an emergency occurs, we may discover that we are not as well prepared as we would like to be for all of the needs that arise. While we are all aware of the standard items to keep in the home in order to be prepared for most emergencies, you may discover that you have household items that will assist you that you were unaware of! Click here to read more.

Emergency Preparedness Library: The Top 100 PDFs Available for Free Download

This list of free PDFs is a great resource not only during a long disaster, but also anywhere medical help isn't just 10 minutes away. There are guidelines not only for what to do, but also for when and how to seek help. That "what to do in the meantime" aspect is what makes it such a valuable resource. Having these books downloaded on your laptop, tablet, or smartphone ensures that you always have the information you require and may even save your life or the life of someone else who requires assistance. Click here to read more.

Ten Great Films That Will Instantly Improve Your Preparedness

Movies are great for entertainment, but they can also be great for education. Even when we laugh at Kevin in the movie Home Alone protecting his home and himself from intruders, we recognize the ingenuity of his DIY security measures. For example, I learned how to use Christmas ornaments on the floor as a makeshift security alarm to alert me of intruders from this film. Similarly, I could use items from my shelter to accomplish the same thing. Click here to read more .

How to navigate using the Stars

Lots of people love the idea of finding direction and navigating using the stars, but are put off because they fear it is complicated. It does not need to be complicated at all, it is something you can learn to do in minutes. In fact finding direction using the stars is much quicker and easier than using a compass. It is also a lot more fun. Read more here .

How to Construct Your Own Solar Stand

In this video, the host of City Prepping will show you how to build your own do-it-yoursekf solar stand/tracker using detailed step-by-step instructions. Here are the links to the build's parts and diagrams:, to download the Solar Generator Guide.

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