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IPFS News Link • Off Grid Living - Survival Prepping

The Water Solution

•, by E.G.
In a grid down situation, one of the most important items to have on hand is a quantity of stored water. According to the Rule of 3's, in an extreme situation, you cannot survive three minutes without air, three hours without shelter, three days without water, and three weeks without food. I went off grid in October of last year, and I have learned a lot. I live on top of a mountain, and I do not have a well. Instead of my own well, I haul my water from a community well, using a late model Ford F-250 truck with a 460 cubic inch engine. The truck is a big gas hog but will haul a 425 gallon tank up the mountain. After all, 425 gallons weighs 3400 pounds, so it's quite a load.