Lack of water killed the Christmas spirit

Lack of water killed the Christmas spirit

Prologue In Alaska, most households are not on a public water supply system. Instead, they either have a water tank in the house, or a water pump. In the former case, they get the water delivered by a water tank wagon like households elsewhere get their heating fuel. In the later case, a well is [...]

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In Alaska you have WiFi, but no running water

Alaska permits renting out places without running water Dry cabins are a normal in Alaska. Alaska law does not prohibit to rent out cabins without running water. The permafrost - soil that remains frozen for two or more consequent years - prohibits to drill for groundwater and/or install water pipes in these areas. Thus, in permafrost [...]