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3-barrel stacked water butt system


Just seen this on Instructables: a way to link three barrels to store rainwater, no fancy work needed, thought it might be of itnerest.

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I`ve just checked that out Fran, its a darn good idea if one has the room to stack like matey has done....

14 May, 2012


nods, he says he improved a previous post, which I've not seen yet, but it seems that the original had three barrels side by side, which called for pumps and took up a fair bit of ground space; this one doesn't need pumps, all gravity-fed, and takes up a lot less ground; but of course one needs the beight, and it's not exactly unobrusive!

14 May, 2012


Thats right, I read some of the later comments as well, I think it would be ideal on an allotment, but even in a garden one could hide it behind a screen of some description....

14 May, 2012


on the right side of the Instructable page is a list of "similar" which might give some ideas for adaptation to one's needs - I only checked one, that was "green water" and had a flower pillar round the barrel. Ok if you don't need to move it!

15 May, 2012

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