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CoRe Solutions Ferro-cement rain tank construction in Indonesia

Sunday, December 6th, 2015:

“Indonesia has some of the most contaminated rivers and groundwater sources in the world. Yet much of the country receives more than 200cm of annual rainfall that goes virtually unused. CoRe Solutions has perfected a locally appropriate method for constructing high quality Ferro-cement rainwater harvesting tanks that are empowering Indonesia’s people to tap into this […]  Read more from > CoRe Solutions Ferro-cement rain tank construction in Indonesia

Earthbag Water Tank Instructable

Saturday, November 15th, 2014:

Check out my new how-to article at on building earthbag water tanks. I pulled together content from previous blog posts, added a drawing and edited everything into one concise article. Let me know what you think. is a major site that’s been very effective in promoting my natural building projects.  Read more from > Earthbag Water Tank Instructable

Ferrocement Ground Tank

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014:

What’s the best, most efficient way to build water tanks? That question has been burning in my mind since seeing the extent of water shortages firsthand on my recent trip to Vanuatu. While looking and thinking about possible solutions, I’ve found numerous good ideas on the Internet such as this underground ferrocement tank made with […]  Read more from > Ferrocement Ground Tank