Corpus Christi, Texas Residents warned not to use Water after Back-flow Incident Contaminates City Water
Over 320,000 residents in the city of Corpus Christi, Texas have been told not to use their tap water after two “unknown chemicals” made their way into the city’s water systems.
When we think of survival and disaster preparedness the images most people conjure up are basically rural. Preparedness is all about being ready to harvest the essentials from the land, and there’s a distinct echo of pioneer families about it all. But is this realistic? The latest figures, from 2015, show that 82% of Americans now live in urban areas. If you’re one of them, being ready for the worst brings a whole new set of challenges with it.
In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s expected nomination of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers as U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers President and CEO Land Tawney issued the following statement
Around the middle of December, an even colder blast of air will follow this week’s frigid conditions over the central and eastern U.S.
Very strong earthquakes off California and off the Solomon Islands near Australia have triggered a vast array of Tsunami Warning Buoys in the Pacific Ocean into “ALERT MODE” indicating Tsunami Waves are traveling through the ocean toward coastlines of Hawaii, Alaska, The west coast of North America as well as toward Australia, New Zealand and Japan!
EVER since the 1950s, the US government’s Area 51 – located deep within the remote Nevada desert – has been the subject of intense conspiracy theories.
Alaska is witnessing its coldest air in almost two years, and some of the biting chill is forecast to plunge into the western United States in about a week’s time.
Various hazards are encountered by us on a daily basis whether we acknowledge them fully or not. Some hazards are more obvious than others.
Los Angeles, Thanksgiving Getaway 2016. When I saw these traffic images of complete gridlock, and whenever I see or experience a nightmarish traffic situation, it affects me in a way that’s probably a bit different than others.
Being able to test water is important. Being able to boil water only kills bacteria, it does nothing for chemical impurities. This means you need to be able to test for them.