Why Filter Your Water In An Emergency

Why Filter Your Water In An Emergency

Dirt, minerals, chemicals, and other contaminants can contaminate water, causing it to smell and taste terrible. Some of these contaminants are harmful to your health, particularly if they contain microscopic organisms and germs that can cause serious sickness. Filtration can help cleanse water by removing contaminants and making it safe to drink, as well as…

Can Drinking Salt Water or Sea Water Make You Sick

Can Drinking Salt Water or Sea Water Make You Sick

Not long ago, while soaking in a hot tub at a hot springs resort, I accidentally swallowed a mouthful of saltwater and couldn’t help but wonder, “Can drinking saltwater or seawater make you sick or even kill you?” What are the negative consequences of drinking salt or seawater?” Drinking either seawater or saltwater is obviously…

Calculator for Water Storage: How much water should you store or stockpile?
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Calculator for Water Storage: How much water should you store or stockpile?

How much water should I keep on hand in case of an emergency? The CDC recommends storing 1 gallon of water per person each day in case of an emergency. 1/2 gallon to drink, 1/4 gallon to cook with, and 1/4 gallon to wash with This equates to around 30 gallons of water storage per…