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How to Make a Solar Still. Make your own distilled water from stream or lake water, salt water, or even brackish, dirty water, using these DIY Solar Still plans. With just a few basic building materials, a sheet of glass and some sunshine, you can purify your own water at no cost and with minimal effort.
Ancient rain water harvesting system
Ancient rain water harvesting system This site must be a very old rain water harvesting and irrigation system, it does not appear to be used any more. A large area seems to have been tiled, taking water down to one collection point - fed into a cistern, from which water can be drawn and poured into to channels to fill drinking points for sheep or water plants.