Low Tech Water Filtering with a Berkey / British Berkefeld Combination

After repeatedly coming close to, but not quite passing, our water tests, I finally became disillusioned with attempting to get our well to a zero bacteria level. We have managed to avoid e. coli, but there often seemed to be other coliforms that managed to infiltrate somehow. Bleaching the well is always an option, but … Read more

Dismantling our Gravity-Fed Water System

Now that we have contacted F! and have arranged for excavation of our sauna and cabin building sites, it is time to prepare the location for some heavy equipment, followed up by some exciting construction! I first prepared the area with Grandpa by staking out approximate squares where both the cabin, and the sauna would … Read more