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Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

Water” the most important substance on earth, especially for survival. If you are to live off the grid, you must know what are the water resources you have available in your location to find out what are your options. As you could remember our favorite Youtubers, OFF GRID WITH DOUG AND STACY, are just doing great with living off the grid and off course they don’t want you to miss out on how you can secure water when you start living off the grid. Read on and check the videos prepared for you in securing water off grid.

Off Grid: How to Secure Water (1)

A glimpse of what you can expect from the first video :

  • Doug set up gravity feed water system for rain-water.

Gravity Feed Water System | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • He built 10 feet deep and thirty feet long, section of his barn

Built a 10 feet deep and thirty feet long | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • Raise a tank about 20″ or so from ground level to give even more gravity fall to the cabin.

Raise the tank | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • He used 1500 gallon cisterns, 3000 gallons total capacity and 250 gallons for the first flush.
  • How Doug set up the place for his water system.

How Doug set up the place | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

Doug discussed a lot on how his work in getting started with securing water for his homestead. Don’t miss checking the full video.

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Off Grid : How To Secure Water (2)

Let’s take a peek at what to expect from the second video :

  • He used 4” PVC schedule 40 to allow the water flow to his cabin.

He used 4” PVC | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • He has shown the progress of their water system both inside and outside.

Progress Of The Water System | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • How the waters will come in from the T construction of PVC.

How Waters Will Come In | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • Doug also put a mosquito screen on his tank opening to stop mosquito from laying eggs and stop other pest getting inside his tank.

Mosquito Screen | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • He has two big tanks that are joined together.

Two Big Tanks | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

Make sure to check the video, as Doug explained how he keep sanitation and have proper water distribution.

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Off Grid : How To Secure Water (3)

Let’s take a peek on the third and final video of OFF GRID with DOUG and STACY securing water off grid.

  • Connecting up the pipes. Doug show’s the entire process on he connected the pipes

Connecting Pipes | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • How deep he buried his pipes.

How deep he buried his pipes | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

  • Doug show’s what areas of his land and house he connected the pipes to have water in.

Areas Where Water Can Go | Securing Water Off Grid | Homesteading Guide

Make sure to have time to check on this final video, Doug shows tips and guides you can definitely use when you start working on securing water off grid.

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There you have it! That’s how Doug and Stacy made the water available on their homestead after 4 years of hauling water.

With just a little help, knowledge and hard work, just like Doug you can also secure water for your homestead.

Thanks for checking our Securing Water Off Grid post! Can you now start securing water off grid? Let us know in the comments section below and don’t forget to check out more videos from OFF GRID with DOUG and STACY!

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