Dismantling the Water Totes

Some ideas concerning rain catching and water storage.

Small House Big Sky Homestead

We drained and dismantled the two, 275 gallon water containment totes today. The winter freeze up is coming and it is time.

Double tanks water

The water totes sit on logs that we picked up for free along side of the roadway. This height allows me to place a 5-gallon white bucket under the faucet for a bucket full of water.

Even though we are blessed to live in the Great Lakes State and are blessed with a lot of fresh water in our county, many parts of the US are facing severe water restrictions. My heart goes out to them.

Brown downspout and brown tub

The water flows off of the pole barn roof and into the totes via a hose-way.

We are fortunate to have two wells on our homestead. Both were here when we bought this property There is one well for the house and one for the in the ground swimming pool (which has not been used since…

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