Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - rain-barrels - water - barrel - featured Tue, 5 May 2015 15:24:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection
DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson I recently helped my father install a 275 gallon rainwater collection system. The system is based on an industrial 275 gallon container, known as an IBC. You can buy them used, or if you really look around, you can even find them for free. One problem with typical rain-barrels is that they can only...
By: bennelson

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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:35:00 PDT
Backyard Rain Barrel
Backyard Rain Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> falling_stone Acquiring or creating a rain barrel is a really great way to capture water for your garden project. I really enjoy and prefer watering my garden with rain water over city water. You should probably check your local ordinances before endeavoring on this project because not everyone in the world is so...
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Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:21:07 PDT
Rainwater collection & distribution system
Rainwater collection & distribution system - More DIY How To Projects]]> mark11photography This is a custom system I designed to collect the rainwater coming off my roof and have both the ability to store the water and distribute it without attaching any temporary piping. My apologies in advance that I don't have pictures showing the step by step construction - I only discovered this site...
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Sat, 2 May 2009 19:44:45 PDT
High Volume Rain Barrel
High Volume Rain Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> thebigbarn My wife and I purchased an esthetically pleasing rain barrel for the front yard. After experiencing the benefits there I began looking to build my own system for the backyard for the garden, the landscape, and for play. As I reviewed many online plans and products, I found a number of good ideas. ...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 10:09:26 PDT
Roughneck Rain Barrel
Roughneck Rain Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> DonnieDillon This afternoon I went to the hardware store, spent $38.22, and came out with everything I needed to make a Roughneck Rain Barrel. My plan is to use the water I harvest from my roof to water my plants and my chickens, wash the car, and fill up my squirt guns. It was fun and easy and took less than 2 ...
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Mon, 17 May 2010 18:10:45 PDT
How to build a rain water collector
How to build a rain water collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> iPodGuy In this instructable, I will show how I made a rainwater collection system to water my garden. This helps to conserve water and make good use of a free and renewable resource. Note that this involves using many different tools and proper safety precautions should always be taken. The beginning -...
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Wed, 10 Oct 2007 08:10:32 PDT
Collect rain water with a wine barrel
Collect rain water with a wine barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> chouf I think I read all instructables on this site about collecting rain water.Finally I've decided to build my own one with a wine barrel because I didn't want to destroy the look of my future-to-be terrace. I always found rain water collectors super ugly. It's usually an old plastic tank or barrel; han...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2009 13:10:20 PDT
Rain Barrel Project
Rain Barrel Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> oddie1212 This Instructable will be an overview of how to setup your own rain barrels. This may not show 100% step by step since I've found their is a great variation to how you want your rain barrels to work and the setup you use. I will try to point out all the options and variations so you, yes YOU can dec...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2008 00:37:04 PDT
Rain Barrels
Rain Barrels - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tocsin After picking up 5 cheap 55 gallon barrels it was time to put my new gutters to use. My goal was to create a modular barrel system that was first and foremost, CHEAP. I was inspired by a couple of other great rainwater reclamation systems here and felt I could put a different spin on the process...
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Sat, 24 Nov 2007 18:30:11 PST
Need Free Water? Build a Rain Barrel
Need Free Water? Build a Rain Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> McSensei For the price of a 55 gallon plastic barrel (sometimes free), and about $10 in parts, you can build your own rainwater collection system. Water is good. Free water is better. If you already know that water won't run uphill and how to handle a drill, you can do this. The most ingenious part of th...
By: McSensei

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Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:05:09 PDT