Category: Water

How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water

How to Make Your Own Distiller at Home To Filter And Desalinate Water - The author has created a nice simple distiller that can be made easily. This option to distill the water you find allows you to get the cleanest water possible in a survival situation. Because we don't have access to a distillery and we think they are too hard to build we often neglect the possibility of distilling our water.

In the battle against waterborne pathogens there are a number of weapons. The vast array of filters and iodine drops all work well to make dangerous water safe to drink. There is one method that is rarely used. Distillation. Not …

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Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity

Pumping Water with a Ram Pump Requires No Electricity - One of the best ways to deal with that is having a water pump and a well. Suddenly you can pull water out of the ground! This article is about a ram pump and what we love about those is the fact that they require no electricity.

Pumping water may not seem like a priority today. It may seem a little silly even. You are getting all the water you need from your tap, right? The tap is an endless source of clean water that never goes …

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Canned Water with a 50 Year Shelf Life!

Canned Water with a 50 Year Shelf Life! — Storing potable water can be one of the trickiest parts of prepping. It is crucial to have water on hand, though, if the local water supply becomes contaminated or simply isn’t accessible.

We are going to need all the water solutions if we reach a point where water is not running in the tap for the long haul. Emergency canned water from Blue Can Water may be the solution. Water is a …

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Make Your Own Microstill

Make Your Own Microstill - When I first read the article or instructions I found that this would be a great option for distilling water. Clean water, depending on the type of disaster, could hold more weight than anything else.

This microstill design and instruction was created to allow someone to make their own spirits. Not a bad tool to have around in an SHTF scenario. I am sure there will be serious addictions that will need to be fed …

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Guide to Making Activated Charcoal

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal.

Anyone living off the grid or preparing for a major disaster should learn about activated charcoal. Why? Because it could literally save your life. Emergency rooms all over the world regularly use activated charcoal to treat certain types of poisonings. …

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How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound

How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound - Did you know that when compost breaks down it produces heat? With this heat you can warm up water in the pipes that run through the compost. Obviously the more pipe and the more compost you have the more warm water you get.

Compost gives us so much. It’s amazing that every American doesn’t have a compost heap in their yard. You can literally transform your soil by amending it with compost. If you do this for 5 years you will see a …

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The Big Three for Beginners

When you are new to disaster preparedness it can be a very big deal. 

When you are new to disaster preparedness it can be a very big deal.  It can seem very overwhelming and since most of us are on fixed budgets and fixed schedules this can be very tough on everyone. We all …

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How To Can Water for Emergencies

inverted mason jars with water ready for canning

Bottled water is definitely easy to come by when conditions are favorable, but it has a relatively short shelf life. Canning water is a great method to preserve water, and there’s an easy-to-follow way to do it ourselves!   Stocking …

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Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead

Off-Grid Water Systems: 8 Viable Solutions to Bring Water to Your Homestead - Without water, there is no life. As such an important commodity, we need to constantly look for ways to make sure our supplies are reliable, sustainable, and sufficient. What are our options for the homestead?

Water is the key to life, hygiene, and food preparation. This goes for almost all life forms on your homestead. Do your best to have plenty of it around!  Tap Water If your homestead is close enough to run pipe …

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Three Sources of Water in Urban Survival

The first week, or so, after a serious SHTF situation in the Urban environment water might not be an issue.

The first week, or so, after a serious SHTF situation in the Urban environment water might not be an issue. The tap might even still be working. You could have some water stored and there are going to be other …

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