Survival Water For Preppers

Another core component of your disaster preps. Here we take a deep dive into all aspects of water treatment. 

Find, store and treat your water for the long term.

Getting Started

Survival Water: The Ultimate Guide to Storing, Treating, and Finding Water in Emergencies
As someone who believes in self-reliance, you want to take steps to be prepared for disaster. There are a lot[...]
The Truth about Drinking Urine for Survival
When it comes to the hierarchy of survival needs, water is one of your main priorities.  You can only survive[...]
The Importance of Conserving Water When You’re a Prepper
The Red Cross, CDC, and FEMA all recommend that you should stockpile 1 gallon of water per day for emergencies. [...]
What Happens When the Water Runs Out? 3 Skills You’ll Want to Know Before Large-Scale Drought Hits
With the California drought underway, Americans are finally waking up to the fact that water isn’t the all-abundant resource we[...]

Water Treatment

How to Purify Water with Household Bleach
The water coming out of your faucets is clean and safe to drink, right? Well, it turns out that our[...]
Don’t Want to Die from Diarrhea? How to Choose an Emergency Water Treatment System
Preppers spend a lot of time preparing for the immediate effects of a disaster and making sure they have the[...]
How to Choose a Water Treatment System for Emergency Preparedness
The electric grid has just gone down in your entire state. Without electricity, the water treatment facilities stop working and[...]
8 Ways to Find Water in Outdoor Survival Situations
If I ever get lost or have to Bug Out in the wilderness, I hope that it will be near[...]
5 Ways to Purify Water without a Filter
Water is the most essential thing to survival in disaster situations. Consider that 50-75% of our bodies are comprised of[...]

Stockpiling Water 

Warning: Read this Before Stockpiling Water in Milk Jugs!
One of the best pieces of prepping advice I’ve heard is to stockpile emergency water in milk jugs or other[...]
How Much Water Do You Really Need to Stockpile for Disaster Preparedness?
One of the most frequently asked questions about emergency water is how much do you need to stockpile.  I love[...]
How to Stockpile Emergency Water for Disaster Prepping
A lot of people don’t realize how susceptible our water supply is to disaster.  Even during small emergencies like storms[...]

Equipment & Reviews

WaterBrick Review: The Best Containers for Long-Term Water Storage?
When I first got started with disaster preparedness, I kept my emergency water in empty milk jugs and other plastic[...]
Sawyer Mini vs. LifeStraw – Best Portable Water Filter (One Clear Winner!)
Two of the most popular water filters for camping, disaster prep, and prepper bug out bags are the Sawyer Mini[...]
The 5 Best Survival Water Filters – And How to Make the Right Choice
When it comes to backcountry survival and bug out bags, one of the most confusing things is choosing a survival[...]
10 Tips for Choosing Rainwater Barrels
I’ve seen lots of rainwater harvesting systems which use anything from modified trash cans to expensive designer wooden rain barrels. [...]
Best Survival Water Filters and Purifiers
Water is by far the most important thing you need for survival. It isn’t just access to water which is[...]