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  1. General Preparedness Discussion
    They had a year's supply of food and water purification. That is what probably saved their lives. There a few videos in the story. I am wondering if they may be there in our new format. I tried one of the options, so I am curious how this story will look...
  2. Vendor Deals
    The food and water package, Catalog ID #25357, is on sale for $945.29 today through August 8th! See contents below: Not only is this an amazing price, but I can also comp you $94.50 in free product & you can (do not have to) order an additional up to $150.00 in product for only $75.00. Not...
  3. General Preparedness Discussion
    Note: It is important to use plain old bleach without additives. Purifying Household Water The treatments described below work only in situations where the water is unsafe because of the presence of bacteria or viruses. If you suspect the water is unsafe because of chemicals, oils, poisonous...
  4. Water Filtering & Storage
    I was just exploring some of the links related to Berkey water purification systems. Sure, the websites look great. But, does anyone have any real world experience with these? How well do they work? Do they hold up? Are they as good as their hype? If you had to do it all over again, would you...
  5. Water Filtering & Storage
    I guess this a year old but news to me. I was just looing at getting a Berkley Light and saw this. Suspension-of-sales-to-California
  6. Water Filtering & Storage
    We're looking to collect rainwater to put into our cistern (currently it's trucked in). I'm sure there are lots of folks on this site who have made their own water filtration systems for such a thing, and I'm looking to learn! :) From what I understand, the first water to come off the roof is...
  7. Water Filtering & Storage
    I've heard you can make bleach from pool shock, thus giving you thousands of gallons of bleach on the cheap (and easily storable). Anyone know the specifics on what is needed in the shock? I see all kinds that say that they'll kill bacteria and algea....not sure if that's what I need.
  8. Water Filtering & Storage
    Here is my recent find. 500 Gal Water Tank, left over from a hunting camp member, He worked at a company in South Florida that makes the tanks for lift stations. This one had a cracked fitting and was used as a water storage at the camp. I cleaned it, put in a packet of 12,000 Gal. pool shock...
  9. Water Filtering & Storage
    I have been trying to find an emergency, gravity fed water filter that will provide at least 1 gallon an hour of clean drinking water from any non salty source (river, stream, pond, lake, mud puddle, swimming pool, etc) that costs less than $100 dollars. The Berkey, British Berkefeld, Katadyn...
  10. General Preparedness Discussion
    Check out this article about water purification. It talks about common water problems, the health effects, and the solution to those common water problems. Emergency water purifiers link. From following these steps you can even drink your chlorinated pool water!
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