Build a Solar Stock Tank

When winter rolls around, our reliable solar stock tank will save you money watering your animals and time and effort chopping ice.



solar stock tank
This solar stock tank can save up to $3 per day in electricity costs.
PHOTO: GARY REYSA
solar livestock water tank
The author moves the tank into place before filling it with water.
GARY REYSA
miniature greenhouse
In spring and fall, you can use the collector box as a miniature greenhouse.
STEVEN FAHEY
building stock tank
The author built the insulated tank enclosure in a solar-heated shop.
GARY REYSA
solar stock tank inset
Inset shows front corners from the top of the collector box.
LEN CHURCHILL











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