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Water for Composting366 viewsRain water is used by the OVF volunteer composting crew when building the compost piles using green waste material from the garden. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon)
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Blue Cistern (Gate 5 - Phase II)291 viewsThe Blue Water Cistern above Phase II (Gate 5) was our first cistern and was acquired in March 2008.
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Replumbing the Phase II Blue Cistern232 viewsTipping the cistern up to remove the water prior to installing a new valve. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon 3/9/2013)
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Replumbing the Phase II Blue Cistern222 viewsDigging a new trench for the cistern water pipe going down to the lower composting area. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon 3/9/2013)
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Replumbing the Phase II Blue Cistern222 viewsCrew almost finished digging the trench. New pipe will help increase gravity flow from cistern to the lower composting area. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon 3/9/2013)
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Replumbing the Phase II Blue Cistern213 viewsThe new water pipe with a larger diameter installed in the trench (looking up Path 5). (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon 3/9/2013)
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Replumbing the Phase II Blue Cistern216 viewsTrench with new cistern water pipe filled in. Now it just needs to be leveled and the path mulched. (Photo Credit: D. Cleverdon 3/9/2013)
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Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)190 viewsTwo 63-gal rain barrels made from from recycled plastic food grade containers were installed June 6, 2015 to collect water from the roof of the tractor shed. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))
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Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)191 viewsGutters were installed on the roof of the tractor shed. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))
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Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)181 viewsDownspout directs water to the top of the first barrel. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))
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Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)192 viewsWater flows into the screen-covered opening on top of the barrel. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))
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Rain Barrel Installation (June 2015)200 viewsThe top of the barrel is removable. (Photo Credit: Dean Cleverdon (2015))
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