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Are you filtering your water? You will after you read this article.
About 8 years ago there were studies done about how trace elements of medications were found in tap water all over the nation. Things like antidepressants and blood thinners.
Well, as you can imagine things haven’t got much better since then. In fact, they have become much worse. There are some articles that make you nervous and others that just scare you to death. Its terrifying just for me to sit here and write this one.
When you see the list of culprits that are being found in tap water all over America it may make you shudder. If you are filtering water what type of filter are you using?
If you are truly going to look at a means of filtering the tap water that goes to your home, well, you need to consider a serious filter. This is not a Sawyer problem. You need serious-whole house water filtering options.
You could invest in something like a Big Berkey water filter that will filter that water about as good as anything else on the market.
However, once you commit to water filtration you have to have water filters. You need to store the extra.
Maybe the time has come to dig. It might be worth pull water from the earth around you rather than depending on runoff water that is filled with chemicals and trace medications. YIKES!
Digging a well is not as tough as you might think. They make kits that allow you do dig a well of PVC pipe that can be completed in an afternoon if you have ground that is pretty easy to bore through.
Water is life. Now is the time to start catching rainwater, storing water bottles and building your emergency water plan.