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Picture shows a green algae bloom on Lake Erie.

Camping & Survival

When Filtering Won’t Work: Storing Potable Water

Do you have plans on how you will cope if your town goes through a “water crisis?” The majority of half a million people in Toledo, Ohio were unprepared when they recently told to stop using tap water. They could not even boil it to purify it. If you do not have back-up plans on obtaining potable drinking water during an emergency, now is a good time to stock up on safe, uncontaminated drinking water. “When Filtering Won’t Work: Storing Potable Water” will tell you how to get ready now for an impending water shortage.

Hidden H2O: Ice Cubes

Camping & Survival

Quick Prepper Tip: Hidden H2O

In an emergency, we need safe water daily to drink, cook, clean, flush toilets and do laundry. Along with storing extra water for emergencies, you may find some hidden sources around your house. Read this article to help you identify hidden water sources.

Picture shows a woman bundled up in a coat, sipping a beverage in the snow.

Camping & Survival

30 Days of Preparing for Severe Winter Weather Day 11: Why You Should Stay Hydrated

Did you know that drinking water is just as important in winter as it is in the summer? In fact, dehydration can come along quicker in winter than summer. Further, we are less likely to reach for a cool, glass of water to regulate our temperature in the winter. Not to mention that dehydration can actually speed up hypothermia. Drinking plenty of water also helps us fight colds and other respiratory illness as well as prevent dry, chapped skin. You need to store at least three days of water for you and your family in preparation for winter storms.

The AquaPodKit assures you will have fresh water for weeks.

Camping & Survival

Emergency Water Supply for Hurricane Season: the AquaPodKit

When storage space is an issue, The AquaPodKit™ is perfect as an emergency water supply when hurricanes, floods, storms and other disasters cut off or contaminate your water supply. Unlike its more expensive competitors, the company manufactures the liners in the United States.
The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, 2013 and the Eastern Pacific season starts May 15, 2013. It is not too early to prepare. At the first warnings of a hurricane, put your disaster plan into action. Including the AquaPodKit assures you will have fresh water for weeks.