Water Storage

Kim on February 22nd, 2012

The amazing attention that National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers show is garnering is proof that preparedness is for everyone.  You may not have the resources or the knowledge (right now) to prep like the families featured on Doomsday Preppers, but we can all make steps toward greater self-reliance and preparedness for the unexpected. I gained some […]

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Kim on June 17th, 2009

  I hosted a Preparedness Night last month.  The goal of our night was to give an overview of preparedness principles, and to motivate those in attendance with new ideas for their food storage and preparedness goals.  For any Preparedness Coordinators out there who may be organizing a similar event, I thought it might be helpful to […]

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Kim on January 22nd, 2009

Here is some useful information on purifying water for use, whether it is stored in barrels at home, or collected elsewhere: 1. If water is cloudy, smelly or therwise polluted, strain it through a paper towel or several layers of clean cloth into a container in order to remove any sediment or floating matter. 2.  […]

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Kim on October 15th, 2007

Aside from oxygen, water is the most essential element for human life.  To prepare for an emergency, each person is encouraged to have at least a 3-day supply of water (at least one gallon per person per day).  A healthy, active person needs at least one-half gallon of water daily for drinking, but it would […]

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Kim on October 15th, 2007

If an emergency were to occur, hopefully you would have at least a 3 day supply of water for your family, but if a situation finds you unprepared, there are some resources at home that you can use.  One of those is to empty your hot water tank. To use the water in your hot-water […]

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