Pat Chesney

The Ploughshare Institute


Pat Chesney brings his varied background to bear on the subjects of sustainable water provision and aquaponics. His experiences include being a rainwater consultant certified as an Accredited Professional (AP) by the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA), a Master plumber, an energy consultant, an energy auditor, a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) energy rater, a contractor, and more. He teaches seminars on sustainable water and aquaponics for The Ploughshare Institute as well as offering consulting service through his sustainable living consulting business. He has used rainwater systems on his farm since 1999, built and maintained aquaponics systems since 2010 and been an energy consultant since 2004.

Pat will be speaking at the Texas Fairs


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Purifying Water Using Sustainable Methods

This seminar introduces sustainable water essentials with an emphasis on water purification. Pat Chesney covers methods that include the slow sand filter, ozonation powered by solar energy, boiling, distillation and pasteurization. Chesney also displays a functioning slow sand filter that provides 200 gallons of pure water per day.
Modern Homesteading Natural Health

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Texas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., The Ploughshare Institute Stage