Water is obviously essential for survival, emergency or not! The rule of 3 – 3 minutes with no air, 3 days with no water and 3 weeks with no food. one would think that WATER is a top priority for most preppers. The problem is, it often is not. It is often overlooked because we all have such ready […]
This is a great 9 part series of videos on how to make your own water well hand pump from readily available PVC plumbing parts. If the SHTF and you need water this could be a very handy skill to know or a very handy bit of kit to have laying around. Additionally, you can never have […]
If you have the space and your local County allows it, I think everyone should install a simple rain collection system. You would be amazed at how much water you can collect from the roof of your house or a shed/barn. You are pretty much only limited by the space you have to store the […]
If you are drinking water from an outdoor source such as a stream or lake, to be 100% sure it is safe, you need to treat the water. Clear running water does not equal safe drinking water! This is a myth… Sure, clear running water is more likely to be safer than drinking water from […]
Eliodomestico Solar Still How it works Remove the basin with the fresh drinking water The Eliodomestico Solar Still was created (by Gabriele Diamanti) to provide safe drinking water for people in developing countries. It requires no electricity, no filters and very little maintenance. Once acquired, there are no running costs at all… All you need […]
Everyone knows that boiling clear water will sterilize it and make it safe for drinking. If the water is dirty/cloudy you need to filter the water first. Pouring the water through a folded up t-shirt works well. You want to get your water as clear as possible. The questions is, how do you boil water if you don’t have […]
This diagram pretty much shows you all you need to know to collect and store rain water at home. Includes fixtures and fittings.