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.
Water is one of the most crucial items you will need in any survival scenario. In fact, it’s the first thing that everyone runs out of. Drinking water in the wilderness becomes quite a challenge because people keep following blindly a few dangerous myths that have no scientific basis.
Back in the day, people used to boil water to purify it, and this traditional method is used even today. However, times have changed, and there are now other options available for survivalists. Here are a few water treatment strategies to keep you alive on the trail.
As a gardener, you will learn the hard way that suitable irrigation is crucial for developing productive crops. As summer sets in it is important to water your garden regularly to keep you plants healthy. More importantly, you need to learn how to conserve water and make the best decision for your garden.
With the explosion of Hurricane Matthew in the warm tropical waters of the Caribbean, we witnessed the power of these storms when they finally make landfall. Having access to potable water became a problem for those hit by the hurricane.
In the wilderness people do die after becoming lost or having their vehicle break down in remote and unknown areas. Many of these deaths occurred due to excessive heat, thirst and exposure to elements. Causalities also occur because the individuals have poor survival knowledge and they lack basic supplies such as water and food.