OFF GRID Rainwater Harvesting System – Part 2 – Fence Surround

Build the Mini Pump House

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The mini pump house will be a box with a sloped hinged lid. I made some walls with 2×3’s and 1×8’s. Then screwed these together. And I’ll add an exterior grade plywood bottom.

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And I can cut the end walls for the sloped top. I stained the box and added a top from plywood and attached it with gate hinges.

Cutting Slope in Side Walls

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This plywood has a synthetic roofing felt tacked on then corrugated panels attached.

Hinged Lid

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We temporarily set this box in place to see how it fits. And that’s pretty much all the carpentry work done.

Set Mini-Pump House in place

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So I hope you have enjoyed this post, and thank you so much for reading. If I make any further improvements or changes I’ll post them here.
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Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 1 – Pour the Tank Foundation
Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 2 – Build the Tank Surround
Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 3 – Tank Plumbing and Fittings
Off-Grid Rain Tank Part 4 – Install a Solar Powered Pump


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