Category: Water


8 Places You Can Store Your Drinking Water

8 Places You Can Store Your Drinking Water — Of all the survival supplies you can stockpile, water is arguably the most important. Without it, you’d only last a few days before dying of thirst. Unfortunately, water takes up a lot of space. 

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Of all the survival supplies you can stockpile, water is arguably the most important. Without it, you’d only last a few days before dying of …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of times if I have my collection of …

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3 Shocking Facts You Need To Know Before Reusing Plastic Bottles

3 Shocking Facts You Need To Know Before Reusing Plastic Bottles - I found an article that once you read you will probably never reuse plastic bottles again. Well, not if you have put your lips around the top anyway. This article brought it to home that just because you can't see things doesn't mean it won't make you sick.

I think we are all guilty of reusing plastic bottles. Some people even reuse 2-liter bottles to store food in. I have in the past but I haven’t in a fair few years because of the BPS and crap that can leach out into the food or water. I found an article that once you …

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How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power – Great For When SHTF

How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power - This can purify water, instantly start a fire, melt metal, cook food and even melt concrete.

This can purify water, instantly start a fire, melt metal, cook food and even melt concrete…..This can melt a padlock if you needed to get in somewhere too … just saying. This is made from a simple lens called a Fresnel lens… These are commonly found in old rear projection big screen TVs …. WHAT IS A FRESNEL LENS …

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Emergency Water Purification Calculator

Emergency Water Purification Calculator - In an emergency, to purify drinking water, two methods are most often used. Boiling is the preferred way to purify water, however bleach can be a lifesaver. Both boiling and bleach will kill the bacteria and provide you with purified water to drink.

In an emergency, to purify drinking water, two methods are most often used. Boiling is the preferred way to purify water. Bring water to a rolling boil for 3-5 minutes, keeping in mind that some water will evaporate. Let the water cool before drinking (obviously). Add one minute of boiling to the initial 10 minutes for …

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How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land

How And Where To Drill A Well On Your Land - Having your own well, will not only ensure you have fresh, clean water when ever you need it, but you will be self sufficient and off the grid, saving you money in the long term.

Knowing how and where to drill a well on your land could save you and your family from dehydration if SHTF. If you live miles away from a natural water source you may struggle collecting water once the water stops flowing from the facets. I found this video from a prepper on YouTube who goes …

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Safe Drinking Water in Any Situation

Safe Drinking Water in Any Situation — Everyone agrees that you should have an emergency supply of water. Most experts advise that you should have a minimum water supply for 72 hours and the CDC recommends that you have 1 gallon of water for each person in your family for each day.

Everyone agrees that you should have an emergency supply of water. Most experts advise that you should have a minimum water supply for 72 hours and the CDC recommends that you have 1 gallon of water for each person in your family for each day. If you have a family of 4 you will need …

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How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank

How To Choose The Right Rainwater Tank — I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can't say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money.

I am sad to say that the subject of collecting your own rainwater is getting more and more controversial because states are starting to make this illegal. I can’t say I agree with the reasoning, but I can guess it comes down to money. Some good news is that a few states are coming around (not counting my chickens …

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Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden

Pro Guide For Using Tap Water In Your Garden - Just as important as the composition of your soil, the quality of the water you use in your garden should be known and monitored. Especially for those who cannot utilize a water catch system, having the knowledge will help your garden with healthier plants and larger harvests.

Using tap water for your garden, especially your food garden, can have some negative results. Many times, gardeners are forced to use the tap instead of catching rainwater due to their growing conditions, regulations on catching rain water, or inability to catch rainwater due to space available. This can lead to less than ideal crop …

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How To Build A Bio Water Filter

How To Build A Bio Water Filter - This is a great DIY option to learn about in the event SHTF and you need a clean water filtration system larger than a Lifestraw. As you can see by the picture the water filters through three separate layers, gravel, sand and activated charcoal. The gravel removes the large pieces of debris, the sand removes the smaller particulate matter and finally the activated charcoal removes bacteria and some chemicals.  However this system does not completely remove 100% of everything harmful.

This is a great project to have at home for that just in case moment. Bio-filters are a great alternative This is a great DIY option to learn about in the event SHTF and you need a clean water filtration system larger than a Lifestraw. As you can see by the picture the water filters through …

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