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If you’re homesteading or prepping, you already know that securing a dependable source of drinkable water can be a challenge. When you’re off the grid, or getting ready for the day that we’re all off the grid, collecting rainwater is a great option.
There are several tips on safe, efficient ways to do this. There are tips on water collection at your home as well as ways to find and purify water if you’re in a survival situation away from home.
An important thing for preppers to consider is the legalities involved with collecting rainwater. Particularly if you live within city limits or in an area with zoning laws.
Save yourself a headache and make sure the legal path is clear. Otherwise, you’ll just have to remove your system. If you do encounter some legal obstacles, this guide has some other ways to collect water.
Check out these 12 genus rainwater collection tips that you really need. The solar still is a genius idea and super easy!
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It’s made of lean, dried meat that’s crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call “survival skills” now.