Question from Robbin W
I’ve seen where people can write in and get advice from the pack, that is what I need!! My husband works out of town a lot. He takes good care of things and keeps most everything in working order but I have this fear of him being gone when the SHTF or stuck out of town for awhile during a big storm event or any other numerous circumstances that might delay his return when I need him most. He’s very handy, can fix pretty much anything, I am not. I can hand off the correct tools and my mechanical skills end there. My concern is we have a deep well, no access to any other water.
If we lose electricity I do not know how to get that water. We have stored water but not enough for 2 small kids, 21 chickens, 4 rabbits, two dogs and a very large garden. I’ve seen tons of suggestions on line from white pvc type hand pumps to ones that are made from a rubber ball. I need advice on what works for the Wolf Pack or what they plan on depending on.
Ideally I would like to have my regular pump in place and the one I would use with no electricity already hooked up and waiting. We have even thought about hand drilling a shallow well for the livestock/garden and using the stored water for the family but even that will not last forever. Our only other water source was a sweet little stream that ran at the back of our lot but the beavers have moved in and will not leave (not even with multiple people being paid to “remove” them) and they have damned it up and the water is just nasty! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!