It’s a paradigm shift in home resource creation and location. Water uses gravity to generate pressure. Energy is harvested from solar and wind apparatuses. Air, water and waste are cleaned using a living bio wall and everything is recycled when possible.” – Yanko Design
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Read how Ryo plans to keep this tree alive in these inhospitable conditions.
“On a recent trip to Serenity Valley, I planted a cherry tree. Now, planting a fruit tree in the high desert, where there is no rain nor running water for half the year, may seem foolish. And maybe it is. But I planted it anyway. I think of it as an act of commitment; I’ve planted a tree, now I have to keep it alive.”
Read more about how I planted a cherry tree! « Laptop and a Rifle.
Learn more about catching rain water for large, small, and tiny house living.
“Many people go with below ground tanks but that requires different tanks, and the added cost of digging not to mention the disruption to the landscape, and the added factor of pumping the water back up to the point of use.”
via Alt. Build Blog: Designing And Installing A Rain Water Catchment System.
Here are a couple simple and practical ways to live comfortably without true plumbing.
“What do we do about water? I suppose it kind of slipped my mind not to talk about our water system here in the tiny house. I’ll give you a quick overview.”
Continue reading at Life in 120 Square Feet: Water in the Tiny House.
It’s easy to take things for granted that rarely fail us, like running water. I recently ran across a post that served as a good reminder. It listed 10 lessons learned while living without water for 15 days.
15 Days No Water