The Average Gallons Of Water People Consume Each Day

The Average Gallons Of Water People Consume Each Day

The average daily water consumption by ordinary people living in the modern world may be more than you think! The purpose of this post is to simply point out how much water we use every day, and how important it is in our lives. Most everyone depends on a steady flow of clean water coming…

Extract A Drinking Water Supply From Your House During Disaster

Extract A Drinking Water Supply From Your House During Disaster

Water is a high priority commodity during a time of disaster. There are things that you can do in your home immediately before a potential or impending disaster (e.g. hurricane, tornado), or right afterwards (e.g major earthquake) to ensure an emergency supply of water for drinking:

Methods To Transport Emergency Water From Source To Home

Methods To Transport Emergency Water From Source To Home

Water. You all know that water is among the very highest of priorities for survival. The vast majority depend on flowing water from their local municipal water department while others depend on their wells. Since many of you are also preparing for a worst-case collapse scenario whereby the infrastructure may also collapse or be interrupted,…

Ways To Quickly Store Water At Home During Disaster

Ways To Quickly Store Water At Home During Disaster

When disaster strikes, begin storing water IMMEDIATELY! Lack of clean water will ravage you and your family much quicker and more critically than any shortage of food. If you do not have clean water for drinking, cleaning, food preparation, and for bathroom-sanitary purposes, dehydration and sickness could tear through your family — especially without the…

An Earthen Filter For Radioactive Water

An Earthen Filter For Radioactive Water

The following earthen water filter will effectively remove radioactive particles from water… All soil found around the United States include different combinations of the following three things… sand, silt, and clay. With that said, the soil type that’s best for a earthen water filter to remove radioactive particles is that with a high clay content….

The Earth’s Fresh Water Aquifers Are Depleting

The Earth’s Fresh Water Aquifers Are Depleting

Image: Water Resources Research The total amount of fresh water on earth is a precious commodity. Only 4% of all the Earth’s water is ‘fresh water’, and most of it (~ 70% of the 4%) is unavailable and locked up in ice caps and glaciers. That leaves approximately 30% of the 4%, most of which…

The Sawyer Mini Water Filter

The Sawyer Mini Water Filter

‘Sawyer’, developers of point-of-use water filters including the ‘Sawyer Mini Water Filter’, have been developing products for the outdoor industry since 1984, and the Sawyer Mini Water Filter is their most popular filter product – and for good reason… The Best Mini Water Filter The ‘best’ is always subjective, however given its very reasonable price-point,…

Is There Arsenic In Your Well Water?

Is There Arsenic In Your Well Water?

If you have a well for your drinking water, you might consider testing it for arsenic (regularly). Included as one of the many contaminants that are typically part of a ‘standard’ well water test, arsenic is something that you really want to know about – especially since you ‘might’ be slowly poisoning yourself without even…

Fresh Water Remaining on Earth’s Surface is Shockingly Small

Fresh Water Remaining on Earth’s Surface is Shockingly Small

image credit: USGS The total amount of fresh water on earth is a precious commodity. Although you might think there’s plenty of it – when you comprehend the following statistics and put it in perspective, it may seem otherwise… Only 0.000067 of the total water on earth is available on the surface as non-saline fresh…