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Rainwater Tanks Recommended For Emergencies

A rainwater tank installed at home could save you a lot of grief in the event of a full-scale emergency. In the Wellington region, the bulk water mains cross the Wellington Fault six times, so it could take a long time to fix pipe breaks not only in the mains but also in the local […]

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Preparedness: Water Storage Tips

Some preparedness authorities recommend storing at least 14 gallons (53 litres) of water per person, which amounts to a two-week supply. This would mean a family of 4 would want to store approximately 56 gallons (212 litres) of water. Water stored improperly can be an exercise in futility, and even be hazardous to health. Here […]

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