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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Most of the articles I've come across say that a spring is the best source of water when TSHTF with a private well being second, then city water. My question is, why is a spring best? Because a well pump needs electricity to run is my guess but what if I put a manual hand pump on the well...
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    shallow well drilling using water injection it truly is this easy
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to get a manual pump on one well. I swanee if one more person says " How deep is it?" I may well scream. I do not know and worse, I don't know how to find out!!!! It does currently have a submerged pump in it and works but.....how on earth do I find out....how deep is the blasted thing...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    For as long as I have lived in this house I have had a problem drinking plain water as it just seemed to taste "off". The water was supposedly tested some time ago and it was safe to drink but it sure tastes a heck of a lot different than the water from a well about 1/4 mile away. This other...
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello all, my question for you all today is about water. In your survival plan which would you most plan on doing? Do you pump? I guess you can use a generator to operate a well but a generator = gas, noise and attention... Anyone use solar panels to power water pumps? How many of you still...
  6. Urban Survival
    Our water comes from a 60' deep artesian well on our property. I know how a artesian well works, but I also know that when the power goes out, there isn't enough natural pressure to fill the water lines in our house. What are my options for retrieving water from the well in the event power is...
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