Category Archive: Water

The 8 Fastest Ways to Purify Water

The 8 Fastest Ways to Purify Water If the SHTF and you’re running from a violent mob, fighting off looters, and trekking for miles through the wilderness, you’re gonna get pretty thirsty. Hopefully, you can take some water with you, but you’re going to run out eventually, which means you’ll have to find water and purify …

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How To Disinfect Water With Household Bleach

How To Disinfect Water With Household Bleach As everyone knows, many municipal water systems use chlorine to disinfect water.  Often, the use of chlorine is combined with other purification systems such as filtration and ultraviolet treatments.  All you have to do is sniff your water tap water – it’s no secret.  Why chlorine?  Simple – …

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How To Get Water, Filter and Purify 101

 How To Get Water, Filter and Purify 101 Water is essential for surviving more than a few days and will be your #1 priority in a survival situation. On average we can survive around 3 days without water. If SHTF and you don’t have a source for water or the means to purify it, you …

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How To Make A Water Vessel Out Of A Log With Fire

How To Make A Water Vessel Out Of A Log With Fire Did you know that you could use a log to store water in if SHTF? It’s a real easy project to do, it just takes time, that’s why I am calling it a weekend project. Whoever wrote the original article first language probably …

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How To Make An Earthen Water Filter For Radioactive Water

How To Make An Earthen Water Filter For Radioactive Water I am so glad I came across this article, I had no idea you could take out radioactive particles from water. The clay in the soil binds to the radioactive particles in the water, its amazing that mother earth gives us the radioactive particles but …

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Flameless, Lightweight Heatstick Boils Water on the Move

Flameless, Lightweight Heatstick Boils Water on the Move The Heatstick from Danish company Heatgear attempts to give backpackers and military personnel a better alternative to the camping stove. Not only is it lightweight, but this flameless heat source can also cook while you hike. I will not lie, this is very expensive but is it …

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How To Build A Solar-Powered Still To Purify Drinking Water

How To Build A Solar-Powered Still To Purify Drinking Water This is a great project to purify any water to get drinking water. It uses no electricity or man made heat, just the power of the sun. These stills even work in winter. This project from offthegridnews.com shows you how to build one and after …

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How long Will Your Water Storage Last?

How long Will Your Water Storage Last? How much water do you think you use on a daily basis? Depending on your personal hygiene preferences:  5 gallons? 10 gallons? 20 gallons? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the average American uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day! In fact, over 410 billion gallons …

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Long Term Water Solutions when Bugging In

Long Term Water Solutions when Bugging In When you bug in, you will need a lot of water stored or access to a source of half decent water to survive. When you bug out, some say that it is harder to secure and find water. If I am completely honest with you, I still have …

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How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well

How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well Water is the most essential thing we need for life. With out water we will die within 3 days. Knowing how to install a water well is vital if not the most essential knowledge we could ever have stored in our brain. Having a well dug …

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