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  1. General Homesteading & Building
  2. General Homesteading & Building
    I've be reading about drilling my own well and see that you need to run water down the pipe to flush mud up around the outside. What if you're drilling far away from any source of water? Do you fill a vat with water and haul it to the site? Do you need a pump? Or two pumps for two hoses? A...
  3. Water Filtering & Storage
    I'm new here (hi!). I live in a rural area that is prone to power outages and must always be prepared to survive a few days without electricity or running water. Here's my question: Is it possible to process and store water in canning jars? That is, put the water in the jars and seal it...
  4. 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
  5. Water Filtering & Storage
    I have a good wet spot about 50 yds. from the cabin. My current water is froma creek 1/4 mile or so. I'm thinking about digging out a hole as deep as I can (probably 3-4 feet). Then sink a piece of 18" plastic driveway pipe on its end and fill up around the outside with some gravel. I'd make...
  6. 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!
  7. Water Filtering & Storage
    i have been looking for water purification tabs and came across water preserver, stating can store water for up to 5 years without rotation. this seems like a good thing. does anyone know whats in it or how it works? could i just but a few drops of bleach in water and store it that way? does the...
  8. Water Filtering & Storage
    I read an article Better than Bleach: Use Calcium Hypochlorite to Disinfect Water That explains how to use grannular pool shock to make supplies of chlorine to sanitize drinking water. It's PERFECT! especially for camping/hiking where carrying a gallon jug of anything but water would be highly...
  9. For Sale & Wanted
    I have three base camp filters for sale. Buy one or buy all three. All three units are NEW. I accept payment through Goggle Checkout and PayPal. Price includes shipping cost. Product will ship via UPS Ground or USPS Box Flat rate. Picture of filter is attached. Gravity, the physical law and...
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