While out roughing it water is the most important concern.  So we put togeher a water filter system to gravity feed from one 55 gallon food grade plastic barrel to another.    The top barrel had a hole cut in the bottom side and a 1.5 inch pvc connecter installed.  1,5 inch was chosen for the upstream sections of the system because it is cheaper.   There may be more to come on upstream system development.  

Step 1: Parts

One berkey water filter +
   -1/4 wingnut for threaded nipple(this one was a semisoft air filter cover plastic replacement wingnut)

one rubber or leather gasket

one 2 inch threaded pvc plug

one 1.5 to 2 inch pvc connector

one 2 inch to 2 inch threaded pvc connector

one 18 inch piece of 2 inch pvc

one 90 degree male to female (this may chage according to how you attach to your barrel)

&quot;&quot;&quot;While out roughing it &quot;&quot;&quot; <br>you haul along two 55 gal drums <br>and use &quot;&quot;&quot;Why did you make a water filtration system with dirty pipe? &quot;&quot;&quot; <br>just dont understand this.
<p>and yes I do, especially when setting up a weeks long basecamp</p>
<p>not dirt, it's black silicone</p>
Why did you make a water filtration system with dirty pipe? Also you could sink the clean water barrels on the ground like cisterns and it would allow algae to grow. It would also allow you to sturdy the layout up with it on that stump it might blow off and break. Just a few things I seem from the pictures.
<p>what you think is dirt is actually silicone sealant</p>
Also not good to use that metal fitting in their it will rust and leech toxins into your water.
<p>current build has moved to all plastic, that fitting was used simply cause that's what was available</p>

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