Monthly Archives: September 2014

Five gallon slow sand filter

On September 27 2014,  after 6 months of continuous operation since this winter’s extended below freezing weather, a field test was done on the 5 gallon filters 10a and 10b. The tests indicate that filter 10a did not work satisfactorily. In … Continue reading

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Rain water harvesting and slow sand filter update

All the filters are still functional with the exception of one. The filter connected to the largest pond has been inactivated by damage due to the wildlife present here.  We are reasonably sure the damage was caused by raccoons. The … Continue reading

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