Tag: Water Purification

Aug 20

Water Storage Tips and Techniques

I typically store my water off of the ground, whether it be in the basement or garage.  The main reason I do so (no matter the type of actual storage device) is primarly to avert the leaching process: concrete to plastic to water.  If you search the internet there is no shortage of folks who …

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Apr 25

Thoughts on basement water storage

When I started prepping I was the guy with 1 month of storage of food on shelves in the basement and what amounted to 2 days worth of water for my family to go along side of it.  Pitiful and scary at the same time, after all one can go much longer without food than …

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Feb 19

Water Storage Calculations

The rule of three: 3 weeks without food, 3 days without water, 3 hours without sheltersand 3 minutes without air.  If someone manages to meet any one of those criteria unfortunately that means they will probably be passing into the next life to meet their maker.  In most SHTF situations air will still be abundant …

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Oct 16

Water Purification

Katadyn Vario Water Filter

I found this great article over on hitthetrail.com, it provides a nice overview of some of the techniques used to purify water and some of the dangers that might lurk even in the most crystal clear mountain stream.  As preppers the topic of Bugging Out is often discussed, heading to the hills to get away …

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