One question we often get about living off the grid is “what about water?” Lucky for us, we get all of our water from the lake behind our house with a one-of-a-kind off grid water system. We don’t have to worry about water delivery, water hauling, or water shortages. And of the many challenges we […]
Do we live off grid? Yup. Do we have clean, drinkable, running water on tap? Yup, got that too! Check out our short video (and post!) for information about our off grid water system!
A cheap and quick do-it-yourself gravity filter for off grid living.
Many of us have been prepping for quite a while. We started by getting some more food, a few cases of water, and some gear. Then prepping took over our lives and we now have a lot of prepping things and a good size food and water storage. I have been prepping for longer than […]
Windmills were once ubiquitous in the rural landscape, but you might have noticed something new appearing in their place. Increasingly farmers are choosing to replace old windmills and equip new bores and dams with solar panels instead. Like windmills, solar panels use renewable energy and have very low running costs. If you need to pump […]
It does not take a natural disaster to shut off the water. It could be because of the main pipe breaking at the road. What would happen if your water was shut off for a few days, or a week or more? This is just one of many reasons why you should have a backup […]