Utilities

DIY: Home Water Purification System

By LandCentral

  Ah, water. That glorious life-giving liquid. From bathing to drinking, we humans literally can’t live without it. Thankfully, we don’t have to. But while 90% of the U.S. water supply is safe to drink, did you know that most …

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Before You Build: DIY Perc Test Guide

By LandCentral

  Perc tests, or percolation tests, aren’t the most glamorous part of buying a property. Most people don’t even give them a second thought until it’s time to put in the septic tank. Yet making sure your future property is …

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Benefits of Using a Grey Water Recycling System

By Candice Armstrong

If you are reading this article, you most likely are environmentally conscious, and are looking for ways to save money and help the environment. For starters, let’s first define what grey water actually is. Grey water is all the wastewater …

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What the Frack is Going On?

By Josh Speiss

By now, you probably have heard about a growing method of energy production called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. But do you really know what it is? It’s another way to obtain oil and natural gas from the earth in addition …

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Fun Facts About Wind Energy

By Josh Speiss

Join LandCentral as we explore the power of wind energy though some fun facts.

Off the Grid Living – Septic Tanks

By Matt Valzania

When living off the grid, one of the sacrificed conveniences is a municipal sewer system connection. Usually this is because an off-grid home isn’t in proximity to sewer pipes. However, you don’t have to be off the grid to use …

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Off the Grid: 5 Reasons it’s Better than I thought

By Matt Valzania

Moving off the grid is a big step in anyone’s life, and it’s one that comes with unexpected surprises. These include collecting enough water to keep one’s body hygienically acceptable, and scampering down to the local rural post office, since …

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