Water Management After SHTF (What You Need To Do)

Water Management After SHTF (What You Need To Do)

As most of you know, WATER is #1 when it comes to general preparedness. Most take it for granted that there’s plenty of available water. An endless supply coming from your faucet. Maybe in the back of your mind you know that there’s a pond, lake, or stream not too far from where you live….

Do You Taste Plastic From Bottled Water Kept In A Hot Car?

Do You Taste Plastic From Bottled Water Kept In A Hot Car?

How many of you have kept plastic water bottles in your car during the summer? What does the water taste like after sitting in the heat of a warm or hot vehicle (even after it has cooled down)? Answer: Plastic. Even though today’s plastic water bottles are BPA free, the fact that you can taste…

Gallons of Rainwater Collection from a Tarp or other Square Footage

Gallons of Rainwater Collection from a Tarp or other Square Footage

When it rains, there’s a stunning amount of water that falls from the sky! Rainwater collection adds up very quickly for every square foot that you’re able to capture from water runoff. To put it in perspective I’m going to use an ordinary Tarp of various sizes to give you an idea how much rainwater…

Water & Food (Level 2 Preparedness)

Water & Food (Level 2 Preparedness)

Level 2 Preparedness by my own definition is being prepared for 1 month of disruption. (Overview of Prepping & Preparedness 1 – 4) This requires storing 1 month of food for every member of the household and it requires a more significant (than Level 1) amount of water storage at home and preferably access to…

Water Filter – A Survival Prep ‘Must Have’

Water Filter – A Survival Prep ‘Must Have’

A water filter is a survival prep ‘must have’ and high on the priority list of preps. (see below for list of water filter recommendations) We cannot survive long without drinking any water! In fact, you would likely NOT survive a week without it – they say 3 to 5 days would be it! Prepper…

Which Water Filter Do You Have?

Which Water Filter Do You Have?

The results are in! Based on our preparedness demographic, scroll down for the list of most popular water filter brands that people have: A drinking water filter is a highly recommended preparedness item for anyone and everyone! Clean, pure drinking water is essential for healthy living. Even an ordinary ‘Brita’ style water filter in your…

Berkey: Black Filter Elements vs. White Ceramic

Berkey: Black Filter Elements vs. White Ceramic

Do you have a Big Berkey water filter? Are you wondering about the difference between the White filter element and the Black filter element? Though the black filters are standard today, the white filters are still out there. It was confusing because some of the Berkey water filter systems used to come with white ceramic…

Water & Food (Level 1 Preparedness)

Water & Food (Level 1 Preparedness)

Storing an amount of extra water and food to be prepared for 1-week is smart and cheap preparedness insurance for many of the “most likely to happen” disruptions that you may encounter one day. You may be surprised that the majority of Americans apparently do not have a solid 1-week supply of food at home,…