Several years ago we bought a 200+ gallon water tank and have used it to store water for the horses' trough and more recently, for the pigs.
Hubby moved the tank for me. I was careful to set it up so that it leaned forward just a bit, to make it easier to drain the tank. We set it up on cinder blocks so that I can fit a bucket under the spigot.
Then hubby took it a step further. He's devised a rain catchment system that feeds directly into this tank, even though there's no roof nearby to collect water.
Back home, he traced the top of the funnel on the bottom of the tank and cut out the circle. He used silicone to attach the funnel to the underside of the tank, then let it dry for 24 hours.
Leveling the catchment tank on top.
But it's installed now - he just set it over the opening in the top of the tank. The tank collects raindrops, and they are funneled down into the tank.
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