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Ways to Collect Rain Water

As the world becomes more uncertain, many people are preparing for the possibility of an economic collapse. One important aspect of preparation is ensuring access to clean water. One way to do this is by collecting rainwater. Here are some ways to collect rainwater in preparation for an economic collapse.

1. Install a rain barrel: A rain barrel is a simple and effective way to collect rainwater. It is a large container that is placed under a downspout to collect rainwater from the roof. The water can then be used for watering plants, washing clothes, and other non-potable uses.

2. Build a rainwater harvesting system: A rainwater harvesting system is a more complex system that collects rainwater from the roof and stores it in a large tank. The water can then be filtered and treated for drinking and other uses. This system requires more planning and investment, but it can provide a reliable source of clean water.

3. Use a tarp: If you don't have access to a rain barrel or a rainwater harvesting system, you can use a tarp to collect rainwater. Simply place a tarp on the ground and let the rainwater collect in the center. You can then use a bucket or other container to collect the water.

4. Collect water from natural sources: If you live near a river, stream, or other natural water source, you can collect water from these sources. However, it is important to filter, treat and boil the water before using it for drinking.

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