Update for 2019

As of August 26, 2019 most of the winter storm damage from last year’s snow and ice has been repaired. The cistern roof collapsed underĀ  the weight of the snow. Pipes were broken and water contaminated. The repair work was difficult and time consuming. There is still more work to do, but 6 of the original filters are now functional. The filters feeding the cistern have cleaned the water and we will do a test as time and finances permit. We are forecast to have extended dry warm weather which will require us to shut down the pumps till the fire danger subsides. More updates will follow.

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2 Responses to Update for 2019

  1. srd says:

    I’ve installed a 950 (+-) gallon cistern that’s partly inground so the top of it is accessible. My plan is to use a slow sand filter to recirculate the water in order to clean it enough for garden and farm animals. Do you think that this will work

  2. filter_guy says:

    It will depend on your filter and how you set it up; and the water source.

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