Archives for January 2015

The Great Disaster Kit collection – Buying a Pump for your Water Barrel

Buying a Pump for your Water Barrel. Onward in our quest to outfit the family in case of water problems in Portland (like the e-coli scare of last year) or in case the Pacific Subduction Zone decides to make a move on us. As you may have read in our previous installment, Family Ready for the Big One?, we bought our water barrel from Alberto at Myers Containers. Next, we needed a pump to siphon the water out of the barrel when disaster arose. Woody and I have a mechanical pump of the old … [Read more...]