Category Archives: water purification

Your Best Choice of Small Water Storage Containers for Long term Storage.

Recently I have received several inquiries regarding the best type of small water storage containers to use for long-term water storage.  Over the years, I have tried many different types of water storage containers and have found some that did …

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LifeStraw Makes a Good Water Filter

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One of the few perks of writing this blog is that I get to play with a lot of different stuff.  Some good, some bad.  The other day my friend at DisasterStuff.com gave me a LifeStraw to test.  This is …

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Water Storage Mistakes

The other day I was in DisasterStuff.com a preparedness store that is located within a reasonable distance from my home.  While there, we were discussing water storage.  In California, this is a big subject due to the drought.

People are …

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Water Purification in Cold or Freezing Weather Can be a Problem

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Water purification in winter presents a different set of problems than during the warm weather in which we normally camp.  If we have to bug out or depend on our preps, we should be prepared for it to occur during …

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Foods for Snow Camping and Survival

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The following is an article from Princeton University on snow camping and survival.  It covers the different calorie requirements you need when traveling or living under extreme conditions.   You can find some additional information on cold weather survival at the …

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Fittings for Emptying IBC Totes and Other Large Water Storage Containers

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I have on several occasions suggested that the 275-gallon IBC totes are a good solution for storing water in a location in which you plan to stay during an emergency.  Several people have asked me how to get the water …

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Water Storage Should be a Priority, If You Live in the Drought Areas.

 

Today I was out testing my water storage to see if it was still in good shape.  It has been about three years since I last filled the containers and at that time, I used no chemical preservatives.  I …

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The Problems of Chemical Water Contamination

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By now, most of you are probably familiar with the current situation in West Virginia in which a chemical leak caused water contamination that affected over 300,000 people.

State officials imposed water-use restrictions Thursday 1/9/14 after discovering that about 7,500 …

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Water purification and Filtration one of the Most Important Skills for a Prepper

 

Water purification is the process of removing undesirable chemicals, biological contaminants, suspended solids and gases from contaminated water.  In other words, it is to take out the bad stuff that may affect you. This is probably one of the …

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Water Storage – How Much

 

The information put out by the government and many other sources says you need to store 1 gallon of water per person.  I have said that myself on many occasions.  But upon further study and reflection, I want to …

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