An article provided by The Associated Press on February 1, 2018, discusses water shortages increasing once again in many areas of California. In Central California, the drought never ended and bottled water continues to be delivered in areas where natural water wells remain dry.
The lack of rain over several years continues to reduce several lakes that provide drinking water for local communities. Lake Casitas in Ojai, California remains historically low and there is worry this lake could dry up if the drought continues.
The lack of rain brings continued concerns to the threat of large wildfires in areas that have never experienced large wildfires in the past. The natural vegetation on hillsides are already stressed by previous drought conditions and vegetation live fuel moisture recordings continue well below critical values. This means rapid rates of wildfire spread, spotting, and difficult to control will continue to be a problem throughout 2018.
Now is the time to contact Micro Droplet Systems to plan and prepare for a wildfire. We can mitigate your wildfire hazards and help you understand wildfire in your area. We also offer our high tech extinguishment system. The Water Atomizing Suppression Pump (WASP) is your fire protection to extinguish hot ember fallout next to your home and other assets. Our standard 70 gallon tank unit will last 6 minutes and if you have a water source, (domestic, pool, pond, creek, or river) you will have more than enough water to protect your home. Homeowners should not rely on metropolitan water systems during a wildfire as we witnessed on the Thomas Fire.
More people are staying to defend their homes. During the Thomas Fire, some homeowners stayed and saved their home and neighboring homes.
Please contact us so we can get started on your wildfire mitigation and safety plan! Together, we can save neighborhoods!!
Note: If your needs are to have a larger tank, we can provide that for you.