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One of the things that people in the first world don’t understand about water is that it doesn’t have to be crystal clear. In fact, people all over this world are bathing and drinking water that is nothing like what comes out of our tap. Now, that water oftentimes harbors serious, life-threatening, bacteria. It kills the people who drink it, in some cases. Still, in a survival situation, you might find yourself with no choice but to drink some dirty water as well. So, if you find yourself in that predicament and you cannot filter that water, what do you do?
Water can be safe to drink, even if it’s not free of and clear. In order to achieve this, you are going to have disinfected that water using heat or chemical means. This article will teach you the chemical side of the equation.