Wild teas and, more generally, wild beverages serve a number of purposes. First, if you are boiling water to make it safe to drink from pathogenic organisms, waiting for your water to cool down – particularly in summer – to have a cool drink can take too long for you to stay well hydrated.
Water is your number one priority before and after the brown stuff hits the fan. In whatever situation you might find yourself, and even if you have access to a source of water, you will need to figure out how to store that water for the long term. Here’s why cisterns are the ideal solution to secure a large water supply.
Water is an essential resource to run every household successfully. And although up-to-date water supply systems promise to guarantee that the water you drink, clean with, and cook is safe, adding a filtration system to your household is the perfect way to ensure that you fully protect your family.
Water is ever-present on our planet in both liquid and solid forms, and without it, life would not be possible. Since humans are composed mostly of water, this is one resource we just can’t do without, and we need it daily to live comfortably.
Plants need water; that is a fact. However, to make the most of this, often limited, resource, it pays to use it economically by understanding plants’ needs and using techniques to help limit water loss from both plants and soil.
We usually take water for granted. While water is almost never scarce in most areas, uncontaminated water might become very scarce following a wide-spread disaster like a nuclear war or economic collapse during which all pollution control endeavors were abandoned.
Having a supply of water in your home saves a lot of troubles. With the average person using tens or even hundreds of gallons of water a day, the prospect of having to carry water from a nearby spring, river, or lake is almost impossible to imagine without making a major change in lifestyle. Digging or drilling a water well is the best option you have, although it has nearly become a lost art.
If you are stranded in the wild or in an environment that lacks water you have to make do with what you’ve got in order to survive. Some people will do everything to survive, including drinking urine to quench their thirst. Let’s see where this myth comes from and if drinking urine is safe or not.
The unthinkable has happened and the brown stuff has finally hit the fan. The roads are closed, anything electrical is offline and the water pumps no longer work. You are stuck at home and your water supplies are getting low. We all need water to survive, so what do you do? These practical tips will help you locate hidden water inside and outside your home.
Some people have a real phobia when it comes to exploring the great outdoors. Rather than fearing the dangerous animals that might ruin their experience, they fear something else. They are afraid of getting sick, and they believe that all those nasty bugs and bacteria living in the woods will get them. After years of traveling through the backwoods, I believe it’s time we debunk these wilderness hygiene myths.
There is one thing that is notably important to your survival in any life situation: WATER. Though this may come across as an elementary fact, the processes of locating this lifeline can mean the difference between life and death.
Nowadays, you can find a variety of innovatively designed water bottles which include filters and some other features which makes them ideal for preppers but not only them. If you are looking for water bottles that have a filter incorporated, LifeStraw Go may be the right option for you. I have two LifeStraw Go bottles, and I promised my readers I would do a review, once I get a little time.
Not having enough water when the brown stuff hits the fan is one of my greatest fears. After all, water is quite essential for all the living creatures on this planet. As preppers, we aspire to have clean water for drinking and usage when the public utilities get shut down. I for one, I’m always looking for simple and effective ways to gather and purify water. I was hyped to receive my Pressured Jerry Can Water Filter and I couldn’t wait to test it. Here is what I discovered.