Water Supply

The Full Story on Emergency Water Storage

The Full Story on Emergency Water Storage

Every day, 6,000 children die of water-related diseases.https://www.unicef.org/media/media_21423.html

What an astounding number! Now, to be fair, water-related diseases will also . . .

Best Water Distillers for At Home Use

Best Water Distillers for At Home Use

Why Distill?
Distillation is beautiful process and it can be used to create a variety of things. Water distillation is an important tool for survival and we are lucky to . . .

Choosing The Right Water Bottle

Choosing The Right Water Bottle

There are a lot of water bottles to choose from, and a lot of them are well made, but there are also some that are real garbage. I have attempted . . .

Pros and Cons of Mechanical Water Filtration

Pros and Cons of Mechanical Water Filtration

Part of a solid home preparedness plan involves some sort of water filtration system. All of the prepper stores include water filtration from tablets to straws and some offer some . . .

Best Off-Grid Hot Water Heater

Best Off-Grid Hot Water Heater

Hot water is definitely a luxury that you miss when you actually have to go without. As someone that did without running hot water for about 5 years while doing . . .

30+ Tips for Coping Without Running Water

30+ Tips for Coping Without Running Water

Editor’s Note: This article has been revised and updated for 2018.

Every prepper worth their salt stores water and lots of it.  Not only that, they store one, two . . .

A Review Of The Survival Filter Pro

A Review Of The Survival Filter Pro

Survival Filter Pro offers outstanding 0.001-micron filtration for under $60. The makers of this filter are dedicated to offering affordable outstanding water filtration capabilities to anyone around the . . .

Review: How to Filter Water With a Lifestraw Mission

Review: How to Filter Water With a Lifestraw Mission

We need water for drinking, cooking, bathing, cleaning, and overall hygiene. Without good water, we will suffer and could even die. That said, a struggle for many is not how to source water but rather how to make bad water good. After all, the last thing we want to find a source of water, use it, and end up married to the toilet god or worse.

Over the years, I have learned to trust Lifestraw products for their ease of use and portability.Learn how and why the LifeStraw Mission is the perfect water purifier for those times when portability, affordability, and ease of use are important.

Learn how and why the LifeStraw Mission is the perfect water purifier for those times when portability, affordability, and ease of use are important. Plus enter the giveaway to win one for free.

20 Strategies and Tips for Creating a Rainwater Catchment System

20 Strategies and Tips for Creating a Rainwater Catchment System

Living in the desert has taught me not to take water for granted. Unlike the Pacific Northwest, I am not footsteps away from streams, ponds, or a vast sea just waiting for me to collect and purify for personal use.

In a continuing effort to educate our readers on the finer aspects of self-sufficiency, I have invited Dan Chiras to share his best strategies and tips for creating a rain catchment system that works. Learn what you need to know about building a rainwater catchment system.

Prepper Book Festival 13: The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide

Prepper Book Festival 13: The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide

Water is on my mind this week. Not only have I received quite a few emails about water storage, but I have also been swapping out water filters in my Berkey, and doing my darndest to convince my non-prepper neighbors to store water for emergency use. Given the importance of having good, clean water following a disruptive event, today I am bringing back the Prepper’s Water Survival Guide and an encore interview with my friend, Daisy Luther. I have three books to giveaway so enjoy the interview and enter to win!

Survival Buzz: How to Test Your Drinking Water

Survival Buzz: How to Test Your Drinking Water

When you think about emergency water, most likely you think about acquisition, purification, and filtering processes. What is missing from this equation, though, is testing. Can we assume that the water coming out of the kitchen faucet is safe to drink? And what about well water or home filtered water? Wouldn’t you like to know about the lead, bacteria, pesticide, iron, and copper content of your water? Learn how you can test your drinking water sinply andeasily at home. Plus, enter the giveaway to win a free home testing kit. There will be 3 winners.

6 Surprising Lessons Learned from a Planned Water Outage

6 Surprising Lessons Learned from a Planned Water Outage

Not much is written about coping with a planned water outage. That said, often we know about water outages in advance. Here are 6 surprising lessons that were learned by BDS reader, Karen in Nebraska. I learned a few things as well!

Review: LifeStraw Steel Personal Water Filter

Review: LifeStraw Steel Personal Water Filter

Introducing the new LifeStraw Steel. How is it different? It includes the dual filtering action of both a hollow-fiber membrane and activated carbon capsule. The LifeStraw Steel removes virtually all water-borne bacteria, protozoa, and sediment plus some chemicals. Read the review plus enter the giveaway to win won for free!

All-New AquaPod Emergency Water Kit and Filter

All-New AquaPod Emergency Water Kit and Filter

When it comes to emergency water, you can never have enough. If you are lucky enough to have advance warning of an upcoming hurricane or storm, you can line your bathtub with a bladder and fill it with up to 65 gallons of water. The AquaPod Kit is a bathtub bladder system that has been upgraded to include an improved pump and a water filter. Enter the giveaway to win one for free. There will be 2 winners plus 2 bonus winners of the RoguePak hydration bladder.

Store Water With LifeStack Storage Containers

Store Water With LifeStack Storage Containers

Learn how to use the LifeStack storage container for storing emergency water in tight spaces and when space is at a premium. These handy containers are also useful for short term storage of bulk foods. Enter the giveaway to win a set of 5 LifeStack containers. There will be three winners!