Catching rainwater seems pretty straightforward, right? Just set something up for rain to land on and let it drain into a container, right? At its most simple, you would be correct but the full picture is a little more complicated than that. Since you likely intend on consuming the water you catch, you need to consider the filtering and storage, too. Depending on where you live, catching rainwater may even be illegal! I swear I’m not making this up! Read on…
My husband and I were raised in rural Southeast Alaska. We dream of buying property on a remote island to homestead and live a more self sustainable life. At the same time, we work to be prepared for the unknown things life can throw at you when you least expect it. Every day is spent working to fulfill our dream and until then, we learn all we can to increase our skills so we will thrive when the land comes!
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