It is true that you can have a semi-off-grid option to most city/county utilities. It is extremely important that you can provide yourself with the basic survival needs independently.
This is an obvious truth to mature survivalists. We typically know a lot on the subject, including the list below.
Just because it is a great and noble mission to go off-grid, anyone purposely disconnecting fully from the grid without a good legal or monetary reason, is being stubborn and hard headed.
Being connected means the ability to move in and redundancy.
Just because there is an alternative to every single service around, it is still a good idea to have service hookups to electricity and water as an inexpensive and/or temporary option.
Many times it costs much less to have a utility installed than it takes to build an off-grid system. If you plan to temporarily camp in a tent or RV on this property, these hookups will be an awesome addition.
Preppers think that centralized systems are evil when in reality, they are set up to provide needs to lots of people. If you really believe in redundancy, then why don’t you allow the utility be a backup to your “normally off-grid” setup?
Go Off-Grid. But DON’T discount utility connections. Provide yourself with the best of both worlds.
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