From earthquakes to fires, Southern California is a danger zone. Suppose every house in SoCal had a sprinkler system, plumbed with metal pipe not PVC, running to the rooftop. Water could be stored in a cistern, much like those the ancient Romans used. Where would this water come from, you ask? During heavy rainfalls, as occurred last winter, the water would be saved, not lost, not allowed to run down channels into the Pacific Ocean. All over Switzerland, one can see thousands of water fountains, according to a 2017 article on blog Marginal Revolution: “Elegant yes, but if and when central water systems are destroyed these fountains are a decentralized and robust system for providing everyone with drinkable water.” Imagine having water in abundance nearby to fight a cataclysmic fire. Hillside houses worth many millions could have such a system designed into it for a fraction of the cost of …
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