Category Archives: water purification

Water Assurance: An Inexpensive Device

Here is another article from a friend on a plan to backup your water. Howard Water is a concern for us as a family. In the area where we live, we do not often face droughts but they do occur. … Continue reading

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Water can be Your Most Important Prep

Here is another entry in the contest, this one is about water. Howard You have posted several articles about water, which I think is THE most important prep of all preps.  Being a former water operator I know how important it … Continue reading

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A Review of the Sawyer Mini Filter

A while back, I picked up a four pack of Sawyer Mini Filters.  Since then I have been playing with them and have grown to like them for use in a bug out or get home bag.  They are also … Continue reading

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Converting 275-Gallon Totes to Use a Hose Bib

The 275-gallon food grade totes are great for long-term water storage and building rain catchment systems.  They normally can be purchased relatively inexpensively.  The one problem with them is that that can come with different types of threads on the … Continue reading

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Learn How to Pasteurize Your Water Without Boiling

This is a update of an article that I posted several years ago on how to pasteurize your water.  It explains how you can pasteurize your water without bringing it to a boil.  In an emergency this little device can save … Continue reading

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Your Water has Failed What to Do Next?

The grid has just failed for one of many reasons, running from earthquakes to economic collapse.  You are without power and don’t know when it will come back on, but it appears that it will be at least several days.  … Continue reading

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Purifying Water with Chlorine Bleach and Pool Chlorine

A lot of this information has been posted on this blog in the past, however I still get questions on it so I thought I would cover purifying water with chlorine again. I see FEMA, the American Red Cross and … Continue reading

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The 20 liter Collapsible Swiss Water Bladder.

For at least the last 15 years or so I have used the Swiss Military Issue 20 Liter (5.28 US Gallon) collapsible water bladder when I go camping.  It is my understanding that the Swiss Army used these flexible rubber … Continue reading

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Rainwater Collecting can Provide Water for Drinking an Other Uses

In California, we are finally starting to get a bit of rain.  Not enough to break the drought, but enough that you should start thinking about how to collect rainwater.  When I was a child living in South Africa, we … Continue reading

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The Berkey Official Response to the Toledo Ohio Algae Bloom.

I don’t normally put up information from other sources, but here is Berkey Response to the Toledo Ohio Algae Bloom.  It sounds like their filter would have worked under the circumstances, but read the article and make up your own mind. … Continue reading

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