Can You Use a Water Filter During a Boil Advisory?

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Learn why most water filters don’t work during boil advisories and the best alternatives to boiling for safely treating water during boil alerts.

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 water supply is a lot more fragile than we’d like to believe.  It only takes a minor disaster to put water treatment plants out of order.

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Don’t Want to Die from Diarrhea? How to Choose an Emergency Water Treatment System

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Preppers spend a lot of time preparing for the immediate effects of a disaster and making sure they have the supplies to get them through the aftermath.  However, one of the things that commonly gets overlooked is the risk of disease.

More specifically, waterborne diseases present a huge threat.

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How to Choose a Water Treatment System for Emergency Preparedness

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The electric grid has just gone down in your entire state. Without electricity, the water treatment facilities stop working and the state issues a “Boil Alert” telling everyone to boil their water before drinking.

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The 9 Water Purification Methods: What They Treat and their Pros and Cons

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Having a method of purifying water is one of the most important parts of disaster prepping. But it is also one of the most confusing. There is a LOT of information out there about water purification systems, and a lot of the info is purposely misleading because companies want you to buy their products. The … Read more