Tag Archive for: Cistern

FECO Water Conservation Grant – Step One

January 21, 2018 Our newest cistern is in place, poised to capture 1,000 gallons of water every winter. A volunteer found it used on Craig’s List and donated it to FECO. On the last day of 2017, nine volunteers worked 2.5 hours to set a bamboo structure in place and to build and attach a […]

Cisterns Are Doin’ It For Themselves

April 18, 2015 Our two new Premier 1,535 gallon cisterns are installed and ready for a rain dance. The 200 square foot shed roof will channel enough water into those tanks to sustain three times the vegetation that we currently water. Once we chose the cistern size, the design of the shed rebuild followed. The […]