My downfall is electric for our deep well. I have a large pool and pond, but when the fuel is gone my generator is worthless for fresh water, long term, water pumping. I'd have to start using the big berkey, and treat or boil water. I've put off buying a deep well manual hand pump set-up because of the expense, I guess it's time to put up or shut up. No electric would be a GREAT inconvenience, but we could manage with the exception of water. Actually I'd hate to lose electric for refrigeration more than water but refrigeration is only a convenience.