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For many preppers it all starts with water. It could be a toss up between the need to hurry up and fill food storage needs or the rush to deal with water storage. Inherently, we all understand just how important these needs are.
Threats to the water system are not out of the realm of possibilities and just a short time without tap water can turn people into desperate monsters. We have seen this time and time again with survivors of hurricanes.
The best route to take is to have multiple answers for the problem of storing water.
The sky literally spits out water. On a pretty regular basis in most places across the nation the sky spits water out. All you have to do is set up a container to catch it and attach that to your downspout. Don’t forget about this easy source of water.
Local bodies of water, while contaminated with all sorts of things, can be filtered and treated with high quality filters and used as drinking water and to water your garden. Seek out small creeks and streams using Google maps and find out where you might be sourcing from. you can also check out the situation upstream so you know what could be leaking down your way.
Does water ever spoil? That is the question we ask ourselves as we start to accumulate cases upon cases of water. Storing water comes down to the container itself. While storing high quality purified water is great, you also have to consider the breakdown of containers. Using things like water bricks will assure you that your water is safe in a more sturdy container.
Don’t be left high and dry because you didn’t get your water storage process in place. You have three days without water and its all over.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.