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Your Free Water Source

By Survival Dad / April 9, 2021

Rain barrels are one-of-a-kind containers that can assist you gather and also store rainwater from the downspouts as well as roof for future use. A rainfall barrel can reduce the quantity of rain in the tornado drains pipes by accumulating the roofing overflows. Keep in mind, rain is chlorine-free; for that reason, you can use […]

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10 Water Storage Tips

By Michael B. / August 12, 2019

When it comes to eating and storing food off the grid, there are plenty of tips, tricks, and shortcuts. When there’s a shortage, you can even go without food for a while. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for fresh water, so here are ten things that should always be at the forefront of your […]

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5 Methods for Purifying Water in a Survival Situation

By James A. / April 17, 2019

The Importance of Having Clean Water You need water to survive. The human body uses water in so many ways, you can’t perform your day to day duties and responsibilities if you don’t stay hydrated. Here are just a couple ways that your body uses the water you drink. Water Regulates your body temperature Protects […]

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How to Safely and Easily Harvest Rainwater

By Emma C / March 28, 2016

No matter the situation, every prepper has the same thing at the top of his list for an TEOTWAWKI situation: water. Every well-informed prepper also knows that when it comes to water storage is not an easy thing. Where will you store it? How much is enough? In order to avoid a situation where you […]

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Proven Methods for Filtering Water in a Grid Down Scenario

By Andrew J. / December 4, 2015

Having water on hand is just one part of being prepared. Knowing how to safely store, treat, filter and purify water can keep you alive. To know how much water to have on hand and how to store it, read Water Storage 101. This article reviews how to make sure water is safe to drink. […]

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A Great Idea for Rainwater Catchment

By Andrew J. / October 23, 2015

When I was a kid, we didn’t have city water. We had a cistern as many in our community did. However, our cistern was not so good, it was made of cinder block, leaked and had to be cleaned at least once a year. Also, instead of just collecting water we had to have water […]

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Dry Run for When the Water Stops

By Andrew J. / September 4, 2015

Something I have learned over the years is that my own experience coupled with the anecdotal experience of my peers will always trump the theoretical. Most assuredly, this also applies to coping skills learned in a disaster or what I like to call a “Disruptive Event”. Some of you might recall that due to a […]

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Product Review: Portable Water Bladder

By Andrew J. / September 2, 2015

This Hydration Engine Bladder is much more than just a plastic bag with a drink tube that can only be used for hydration for one person. The GEIGERRIG system dramatically expands the uses for you and even others’ access to drinking water. The bladder is BPA FREE and PTHALATE Free. It has a unique spray […]

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Normal Water Bottles Are Insufficient for Long Term Storage

By Andrew J. / August 22, 2015

Water bottles, the small ones up to gallon containers and even the three gallon containers, have become so flimsy that you might as well be drinking water from Ziploc bags. They should market them as collapsible, because some of the bottles will almost collapse when you try to open them. Some, if not many of […]

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DIY Well

By Andrew J. / July 20, 2015

For anyone lucky enough to have a shallow water table without bedrock, a do-it-yourself driven well saves thousands of dollars compared to having a bored well drilled. Under ideal conditions, a well can be driven in a few hours and fitted with a pitcher pump, creating an uncomplicated, inexpensive backup or everyday water supply. Sand […]

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