A Cheap and Simple Water Filter for your Off-grid Home

Today, we’re going to look at how to filter the rainwater you’re capturing.  A sand filter is a simple and low-budget method of creating clean, safe drinking water for your home.

Please note that these sand filters will filter out viruses and bacteria easily, but will not filter out heavy metals or other ground contaminants.  It is intended for use with a rainwater catchment system.

The following video explains how to make a sand filter, and gives you the knowledge as to how and why it works as well.  It is yet another piece of the puzzle you need to completely remove yourself from the grid without sacrificing your health to do it.

 

That’s all for today.

2 thoughts on “A Cheap and Simple Water Filter for your Off-grid Home

    • This is exactly right! I am thrilled with that Instructable you linked to. It’s a perfect example of the kind of thing we like to see on this site. Thanks for sharing =)

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