June 5


Water: How to get it into your house during a power outage

By Kit Arthur

June 5, 2021

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You can actually set up your water system so that all the plumbing inside your home works even if the power is out. Here is how.


Hello, my name is Arthur. I'm the CEO and founder of Tackleberry Solutions. My goal is to teach wartime tactics to citizens for civil defense purposes.

Today I wanted to touch on, what you might consider off an off topic subject. However, it is totally relevant since being able to survive is a major part of being able to fight and protect your family during a time of war.

There are 3 (technically 4) major survival factors that you should always have backups for.

3 (technically 4) Essential Survival Factors

# 1 Water

First, you need to have several sources of water. (Hence the point of this article.) It is important to note that under stress and heat, a person is likely to experience severe symptoms of dehydration or death within only a couple of days without water.

# 2 Food

Second, you need to have, not just food storage on hand, but renewable sources of food (such as farm animals or a garden.) Even foraging skills are better than nothing. You can die in less than 40 days without food (likely half that if you're burning a lot of calories everyday trying to survive.)

# 3 Shelter

Third on the importance level of survival, is a shelter that fits the environment (cool place during the summer and a warm place during the winter.) Death by exposure is a common and unpleasant way to go.

# 4 Fire

Last of all, but often omitted on the survival list is fire. How are you going to sanitize and cook  # 1 and # 2 without a way to build a fire?

Press Play: How to Obtain Water

How to get water into your home during a power outage:

You can watch the video here if it has been shut down.

The Water Tank

There are two main ways that you can pump water into your house when the power is out.

The first is a solar powered system to run your well. The second is a large water tank that sits on your porch which is connected to a pump that pushes the water into your home through your hose nozzle. (refer to the video for more details.)


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Kit Arthur

About the author

Arthur is the founder and CEO of Tackleberry Solutions. He created this business to teach others realistic wartime tactics based off of personal experience and training. This is contradictory to other tactical instructional classes that focus on the shooting aspect for "tacticool" looks and "accuracy" instead of real-life wartime scenarios. - Arthur has dedicated his life to saving others from hardships and war. His core belief is that the only answer to surviving mass devastation is by being prepared & working together. His goal is to teach that concept to as many people as possible.

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