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How to Store Water in a Compact Space

With summer coming, now is a good time to think about increasing your water storage.  One practical way if you are planning to bug in, is to get the 275-gallon water totes.  They are a heavy-duty plastic container surrounded by a metal cage.  They measure 48 inches by 39 inches and are 46 inches high.  They come with a valve at the bottom that can be reconfigured to allow you attach a garden hose.  This a very compact way to store a lot of water.

The containers are stackable, but will weight approximately 2300 pounds when filled.  I have used them and like them. …

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