The recent 6.0 earthquake in San Francisco has devastated families across the Bay Area, rupturing water lines and leaving several households without water for days. Though rescue agencies have reached out to those homes, limited resources make it vital that each household have their own emergency water supply.
Of the many systems of water storage, large barrel storage has been gaining a lot of attention. Though water barrel storage does provide a seemingly more convenient alternative to small bottle storage, further investigation shows that it comes with many of the same issues on a larger scale. Because of this, the most effective way to store water is through a flow through tank system.