Chicken coop rain barrel waterer.

First we made a roof that would direct the water to the new gutters.

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The gutters drain into a bucket. Rain barrels are becoming common enough that Home Depot has devices to make it easy to make your own.Screen shot 2013-04-01 at 9.51.11 AMThe bucket drains out of the far corner. We had to drill a hole in the bucket and push a piece of PVC through that would hold the tubing we have left over from the aquaponic wall garden. We found the buckets outside on trash day as the neighbors seem to go through a lot of cat litter.Screen shot 2013-04-01 at 9.51.24 AMRunning along the wire.

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The tube then is connected to a PVC pipe with a cap.Screen shot 2013-04-01 at 9.51.33 AMThe last step is to install the nipple waterers!

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