Water Storage Basics

water storage basics

Although water covers 70% of the earth, only a small percentage is potable water for drinking and everyday use.

In an emergency situation, we need to know where to find water. Without it — we will die.

Learn where to find potable water in your home and in the wild, how to store it, and how to purify it.

How to Store Water — The Best Containers — Water Storage Myths

Water storage is THE MOST important preparation we can make. Definitely food is important, but we need water to cook that food, water to drink, clean, and to grow our food.


8 Guaranteed Easy Ways To Purify Water From Any Source

It is becoming necessary on a daily basis to purify water in some parts of the world — and maybe even right out of your tap.

It's especially important in the event of a disaster to know how to purify water.

If electrical power is non-existent due to a catastrophe, even tap water will not flow.

So it's important to know where to find water sources within your home as well as outside.


Where to Find Water in an Emergency

The most frequently asked questions about water storage are:

  • How do you purify water for storage?
  • Where am I going to store it? It takes up a lot of space and it's heavy.
  • How much IS enough?

A person can survive without food for several weeks...


Water Storage Questions and Answers

  • I store distilled water. Is there anything I should know about that?
  • Is it ok to store water in plastic milk jugs?
  • I have been storing water in 2 liter bottles with chlorine added. I recently purchased a Big Berkey water purifier. My question is, do I need to continue adding chlorine to water since I will be purifying the water before drinking and do I need to continue rotating water? Am I ok to just clean bottles and store the water indefinitely until I purify it in my Berkey?


Water Containers

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