When we first made the move from the suburbs to the boonies, one of the first challenges that we were faced with was how we were going to store enough water for our family’s needs. Our new home didn’t have a well and as fate would have it, it was situated in an area where people commonly stored their water in very large plastic water storage tanks.
Fortunately for us, we were able to make arrangements to get water from a neighbor who did have a well. All we had to do was figure out a way to get the water from his well to our water tank. The solution was to buy one of those 425 gallon plastic water tanks that are designed to fit into the back of a pickup truck.
My husband then bought a wrecked truck from the junk yard and removed the cab and front end. He then pulled out his cutting torch and welder and made a very functional water tank trailer. You can find large plastic water tanks for sale at most farm stores. As a matter of fact, that’s exactly where we bought ours.
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