Nobody likes a power failure, but what happens when a simple blackout turns into days or even weeks of inadvertent off-the-grid living? Sure, no power means you can’t watch TV or charge your iPhone, but we take for granted all the other things that run on the grid like sewage pumping stations and communications towers.
Necessities like sewage pumping and water purification have backup generators, but they only last as long as the diesel in their tanks. When the tanks run dry they become as useful as a flyswatter in a major league baseball game. As the backup supply of dies... Continue Reading →