Water From Source To Home After The SHTF

Water From Source To Home After The SHTF

It has happened; it has hit the fan. The power is out – the grid is down – the blackout has been ongoing for weeks with no end in sight. The water pressure in your home has stopped and there’s nothing coming out of the faucet. The toilets won’t flush and you’re in deep shit…

WATER Sources and Treatment

WATER Sources and Treatment

WATER is a survival priority. In fact, generally we cannot survive much longer than 3 days without it. A very small number of people have been known to survive for up to a week without water under special circumstances, but this has been a rare exception. Knowing this, one would think that WATER is a…

Ground Water Source: A Dug Well

Ground Water Source: A Dug Well

A dug well is a simply a hole in the ground dug by shovel or backhoe. Years ago, a ‘dug well’ was used for many a household’s water supply, but most are “relics” of older homes, dug before drilling equipment was readily available or when drilling was considered too expensive. In a SHTF world though,…

When The Water Stops Flowing

When The Water Stops Flowing

Will the water treatment facilities fail during a SHTF crisis? Many will. The question is… what about your water supply…? For most, if the power goes out, and after the generator fuel is exhausted (if there are generators,) the water will stop flowing. When the water stops flowing, there will be…

Survival Preparedness With Limited Resources

Survival Preparedness With Limited Resources

Prepping for survival can seem overwhelming, especially when just starting with limited resources. Lets look at the scenario where you don’t have much money, you’re on a tight budget, but you’re convinced and motivated that you need to begin prepping for an uncertain future. How do you prioritize… and what do you do first?

How To Make a Solar Still

How To Make a Solar Still

A solar still will provide you with 100% pure water, and will not require purification or boiling prior to drinking. The solar still technique will work just about anywhere, provided that there is enough sunlight to assist the process. Here are simple instructions how to build a solar still to extract pure drinking water from…

4 Survival Priorities To Be Better Prepared

4 Survival Priorities To Be Better Prepared

Lets get back to survival basics for a minute. It is sometimes helpful to re-group, to take a step back, and look at the big picture. You may be surprised in that sometimes you’ll get a new idea or perspective which will help you become better prepared than you already were…

Purify Water With Sunlight (Glass or Plastic?)

Purify Water With Sunlight (Glass or Plastic?)

Here’s a survival tip… Did you know that you can purify water with sunlight? The article “How to Purify Water with Sunlight” describes the process in more detail (it’s surprisingly simple). In short, it’s a matter of utilizing UV (ultraviolet) light from the sun to purify the water (with caveats mentioned in the article). This…