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Wash-Up Tank Makes Cleanup Easy
Here's an easy way to set up an emergency water supply for washing up when you're far from home.
We spotted the setup in the fields at Iowa State University's research farm. It consists of about a 30-gal. plastic tank mounted high on a pedestal with a plastic tube coming out of a downspout at the bottom. A pull-chain connects to a spring-loaded toggle valve, which lets water out. A shelf below holds a plastic bin containing soap, towels, and other supplies.

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2001 - Volume #25, Issue #3