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Old 03-28-2009, 02:51 PM
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I know that water can be boiled to remove normal bacteria and what not... So post NBC, will anything work besides iodine work?

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Well, here is the best Free info about food, water, shelter etc. pre and post NBC mainly nuclear but can also be applied to other situations. www.oism.org/nwss

About water > http://www.oism.org/nwss/s73p919.htm

A good water filter such as Berkey or Katadyn etc. would be good but if not available then the above info is good and cheap and usually easily available...
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Interesting. So typical improvised filter will do most of the work if done right... I think boiling after is probably a good idea any way but if it really comes down to it, you do what you can...

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Interesting. So typical improvised filter will do most of the work if done right... I think boiling after is probably a good idea any way but if it really comes down to it, you do what you can...

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Definetly boil or if u have electricity get a distilling unit..That's why when city wells have a problem they issue a boil order....I have had my own distilling unit over 15 years and it pays for itself....
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