In any emergency, whether it be during an ice storm, hurricane, tornado, earthquake, or aftermath of riots and social breakdown, you need shelter, clean water, alternative power, transportation and delivery of supplies, and the ability to deal with fire dangers and hazardous materials.

Latest CPT Engineering Articles

National Guard converting non-potable water into potable water in Puerto Rico

South Dakota and Ohio National Guard are converting non-potable water into safe potable water for residents in Comerío, Puerto Rico.       From: PR informa To volunteer: If you can, or

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Oath Keepers need your help in Puerto Rico!

The Oath keepers disaster relief team is on the ground in Aguadilla and the surrounding towns. The needs are clear. We need your help. Please donate your time, money, or


UPDATE: Stewart Rhodes on Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Stewart Rhodes with an update from Puerto Rico: Tomorrow, we will be helping local patriots Christopher Silva and his cousin Jean Badillo distribute four pallets of food to hard-hit barrios


URGENT: Volunteers with engineering skills needed in Puerto Rico!

This UPDATED CALL to ACTION is for volunteers with expertise and hands-on knowledge 0f HVAC, generator repair, electrical, plumbing, etc. Former combat engineers would be invaluable. UPDATE: When you respond to the email


How To Store Gasoline For Prepping

JJ Johnson, from Reality Survival, gives advice on long-term storage of gasoline. He has had excellent results storing unleaded gasoline with ethanol for up to two years.


PVC Greenhouse – DIY

Nick Tamble shows how to make a PVC framed greenhouse. From the description: Step by step construction of a 14 x 42 foot temporary greenhouse structure using PVC piping and


Rain Barrel System 220 Gallons SHTF Water Storage

Here is a video of one man’s Rain Barrel water collection and storage systems. The water collected can be used straight from the barrels for watering your garden or for


Home Cannery : Canning dry goods for the long haul

Engineer775 Practical Preppers decided his family would can some dry goods in #10 cans. He bought the cans, a canning device and some oxygen obsorber and they went to town


Compost FACTS and MYTHS!

This video comes from Praxxus55712, on youtube. Gardens need to be refreshed with compost, as your plants take nitrogen and minerals out of the soil as they grow. This video


Shallow Well Dig with Hand Auger

Why not put in your own well? You can use it for your garden, your washing and sanitary needs. Before using it for cooking or drinking, you should get it


Endless Hot Water Without Electricity!

This video comes from emgineer775PracticalPrepper. Use wood to heat your hot water using the thermo-siphoning principal. –


Trip Wire Alarms for Retreat Security

SouthernPrepper1 shows two types of tripwires to use as combat multipliers at your retreat. They increase your security, and alert you to intruders, without extra manpower. –

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Water Purification In A Wilderness Survival Situation

How to purify water is something everyone should know. We all need clean water! In this video, from Reality Survival, three methods are discussed, with pros and cons for each.


How to Make a “Water Ram” Off-Grid Water Pump, Requires No Electricity

This video comes from Mr. Teslonian, the fellow who took gasification to a new level. In this video, he shows us how to make a Water Ram for pumping water

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DIY Solar Water Heater! – Solar Thermal COPPER COIL Water Heater! – Easy DIY (Full instr.) 170F

– Here is a simple to construct copper coil solar hot water heater. It is like an on-demand water heater, as there is no storage tank, but when the sun


DIY Solar Furnace for under $50

Want to harness the sun to help heat your home? Here is a simple, inexpensive possibility.

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DIY How To Build Raised Bed Covers

In northern climates, such as we have in northwestern Montana, there is always a risk of frost, even in the summer months. We have covered our raised beds with sheets

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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed with Wood

Raised bed gardening is very easy. In areas with poor soils, it will be necessary to create your own better soil, by mixing some of your soil with bags full

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Two Water Filtration Videos

Here are two videos about water filtration. The first is a DIY Emergency 5 Gallon Water Filter / Filtration System for $35. This system removes particulates, but not bacteria or


Off-The-Grid Bathroom Solutions

This article comes from Waste disposal when living outside of the mainstream can be easy with the proper preparation. There are several sanitary and practical approaches to human waste



  NOTE FROM STEWART:  This is a working summit, not a place to just listen to speakers.  As with the state and regional summits we have done in the past,

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Arizona’s Chino Valley Review on Oath Keepers CPT

– Oath Keepers national salutes Arizona’s Chino Valley /Yavapai Oath Keepers, who have earned a strongly supportive newspaper article with their Community Preparedness Team (CPT) activity. Jim Arroyo is doing


Eureka CPT – Generators

by Shorty Dawkins Like Brandon Smith, I am a member of the Eureka CPT. Being 63 years old, I am not up to being a member of a Field Team.


Oath Keepers CPT Journal – Eureka, Montana, November 25, 2014

I think I should remind Oath Keeper members right here and now that CPT provides almost all of its training classes for free.


The Only Four Things You Should Trust In The Months Ahead

It seems like there is less and less that people can hold any trust in these days. The government lies about everything, more so than usual…