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8 Survival Water Mistakes That Could Make You Sick (Or Worse)
Other than air, water is by far the most important thing you need for survival. But since most people spend their entire lives with 24/7 instant access to clean drinking water, they tend to forget this important fact. It’s easy to take water for granted, and even easier to forget how easily it can be contaminated in a grid down scenario.
Because most people have never had to deal with a scenario like that, they’re liable to make deadly mistakes when dealing with water after the SHTF. For example, there will probably be people trying to drink salt water, cactus water, and even their own urine, making themselves sick and even more dehydrated in the process. These are just a few of many dangerous survival water mistakes.