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  • Posted in thread: How do you store water? on 08-10-2013 at 06:02 PM
    :wave:I bought a couple of blue 55 gal. drums @$15 each from a local (Reno) recycling place. I
    am thinking of storing them outside since I have no room for them in my little house. My
    thought is that ...

  • Posted in thread: How do you store water? on 08-10-2013 at 05:41 PM
    I get that from HDPE containers, but not from PET For 55 gallons or more, the sky is the
    limit!!!For 5 gallons at a time - Use these: understand what you mean, but when you need water
    you will not ca...

  • Posted in thread: How do you store water? on 07-30-2013 at 06:55 PM
    250 gallons of water weighs roughly 1,000 pounds, so better put that thing on a concrete floor
    somewhere. All of the small quantity methods of storing water make me really appreciate our
    cistern. Whil...

  • Posted in thread: Budget Prepping on 07-29-2013 at 03:47 AM
    Started about seven years ago. Our food prep budget has been the same, over those years. All
    the items purchased over three years ago, we got for at least 1/3 of what they are today, so we
    saved a hec...

  • Posted in thread: How do you store water? on 07-16-2013 at 03:05 AM
    Popcorn why not turn your water off for 24 hours and see how your water stores hold up. We did
    this with water, electric and eating only stored food for 3 days...wow was it an eye
    opener.This was earl...

  • Posted in thread: How do you store water? on 07-15-2013 at 03:24 AM
    The first thought of emergency water use is drinking. A person can go without showing, washing,
    and shaving as long as garlic, orange peels, etc. are available, (just kidding). Our area does
    have acce...

  • Posted in thread: Water storage for emergencies. on 07-01-2013 at 10:25 PM
    If you prep the water with a purifier and do not open it you should never have to rotate it. We
    keep all ours in teh root cellar or the basement for emergency only. They are purified (city
    water helps...

  • Posted in thread: Water storage for emergencies. on 06-28-2013 at 07:07 PM
    Thank you, so far I only put the water up the the start of the curve in, not above it. I
    believe there is a line around the bottle and that is where I have stopped filling them. Is
    that okayThanks Ned

  • Posted in thread: Water storage for emergencies. on 06-26-2013 at 06:32 PM
    just curious why you wouldn't fill them right up, less space for airborne bacteriaMy thoughts
    are of the storage area and if it freezes. Even in a heated house, if the electricity or
    heating goes off ...

  • Posted in thread: Water storage for emergencies. on 06-26-2013 at 03:18 AM
    As I have suggested before, the big 55 gallon heavy plastic containers for water treatment
    chemicals work well. I have 450 gallons stored. Rinsed first, then filled, and had a friend
    with testing equi...

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