Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life’s uncertainties. And this season, the preppers are testing the limits of ingenuity as they develop extreme doomsday survival machines, high-tech shelters, and specialized escape routes. With customized features, super-secret locations, and home-spun engineering, these extreme Armageddon defense systems are ready for anything.

The new season begins tonight, 9pm, on the National Geographic Channel.

Today I spoke to Scott Hunt from the show.  Scott is the owner of Practical Preppers, LLC, a company that specializes in determining how prepared an individual is in case of a disaster. A mechanical engineer, Scott shares his experiences and knowledge through teaching, training and consulting with preppers. He analyzes their chances of survival if their worst fears become a reality and they have to put their plans into action. Scott’s extensive background in Homesteading, Sustainable Water and Energy systems is a key factor in his analysis of whether the proper infrastructure is in place should a disaster occur. He provides complete preparedness plans using proven solutions and promotes preparedness as a lifestyle

Scott's new book, "The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness", is on sale August 5th.

Scott and I talked about the WV Water Crisis from earlier this year and how thousands were unprepared in our area.  Listen to the interview below.