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Preparing for Water Stores in the Event of a Pandemic

by Craig
If things go bad, you may lose the ability to have water in your home the way that you've always depended on it in the past. In a pandemic, a water supply can suddenly become unusable. The water supply can become compromised at any time. This is why you often see those boil advisories on the news. You need to be prepared by stockpiling water as soon as possible. The water must be stored away from any direct sunlight Warm water is an invitation for bacteria to grow and has the potential to make you sick. So you'll need to [...]

Water Purification Methods

by Craig
A quick and effective way to purify water is through the use of purification tablets. These tablets can be bought at camping stores or through online stores. One tablet only purifies one liter of water, so you’ll need to have a bulk supply of these. The shelf life for the tablets is two years - so if you stock up, you’ll have to replace unused ones every two years. If the tablets get wet before being used, they lose their effectiveness. This isn’t an item that you want to use beyond the purification effectiveness date because unpurified water can make [...]

Water is Paramount to Your Survival

Every cell and organ in your body needs water to continue working properly. Water leaves the body when you sweat and breathe, so you have to keep replenishing and drinking throughout the day. Dehydration can cause fatigue, dry mouth, and headaches. It can also cause dizziness and lightheadedness, which can be mistaken as signs someone is getting sick. When it comes to survival, the top of your list should always be marked for water. It’s important that you have enough to survive on in the case of a pandemic and you should make sure that you have it stored correctly. [...]