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WATER – PART 5

Water Purification

Purified water is water with all living micro-organisms removed. This can be accomplished by either temperature or by chemical treatment.

In “Water – Part 4” we covered Water Filtration. Will filtration alone make water safe to drink? The answer is most of the time. As we discussed ceramic filters cannot filter out viruses […]

WATER – PART 4

Water Filtration Make no mistake contaminated water can make you sick and can kill you. There are three major organic contaminates of water; Protozoa, Bacteria, and Viruses. They are all microscopic. Protozoa and their cysts (eggs) are the largest in size at 1-15 microns, followed by bacteria at .2 – 2 microns in size. Viruses […]

WATER – PART 3

Long-Term Water Supply

Inside Water – In “Water – Parts 1 & 2” we talked about storing potable water. Usually everyone can find enough space to store an emergency 30 day supply of water. But what do you do if your apartment or condo just doesn’t have enough space to store an additional 60 -90 […]

WATER - PART 2

30 Days of Emergency Water

Everyone should have 30 days of emergency water stored. The average person living under average conditions needs one gallon of water per day. One gallon is just an average. People, who were completely sedentary in a lifeboat, have lasted weeks on only one quart of water per day. If you […]