Off Grid/Self-Sufficiency...WATER

How will you get one of the most important necessities of life....water. Because North Carolina has a fairly good rainfall each year (averages 43" per year) we were able to use the roof of the house to do a rainwater collection system. This system has several components to consider while designing the home. *First the roofing material. We would have really liked a natural dirt roof but it just wasn't the most feasible for us (we'll construct our Sauna with a natural dirt ro