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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    A while back I stored water in about 50 2 liter pop bottles. I followed directions from somewhere...don't remember at the moment. I know I used about a cap full (from the two liter) of bleach per bottle. I open one the other day and I can smell and taste a bit of bleach. Is this normal and...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Been lurking this board for quite a while. First off...a big thanks for the wealth of info I have obtained from all of you! :thumb: I am married with three daughters (3.5 yrs and 1.5 yr old twins). My current goal is to stock enough preps to cover us for 6 months. Our primary plan is to stay...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Does anyone intend to use their swimming pool (if they have one) as a water source? We have a 24 ft. round pool that is 4 ft. deep. I think it holds like 12,000 gallons or so.
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was wondering if anybody knows if you can use the chlorine pellets for pools to treat water for drinking? If so any favorite brands? Amounts? I like the idea of the pellets I think it would be easier and safer then liquid bleach. I know that its not ideal but I would like to store stuff away...
  5. Urban Survival
    I have always been told, that chlorine bleach, is the best(inexpensive) product, for purifying water. But regular chlorine bleach(for cloths washing), has a relatively short shelf life. -------------------------------------------------- Does anyone know why? i.e. (Will outdated bleach, be ok...
  6. Urban Survival
    Thanks to a question from PureCajunSunshine I went looking for information on the WWW for Homemade Bleach. The links and information below are the results of that search. Non-Chlorine Bleach...
  7. Urban Survival
    FYI http://www.i4at.org/surv/bleach.htm Emergency Water Purification The following is the text from a full page ad by Clorox . -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Boiling Is Best Short of using a very high-quality water filter, this is the...
  8. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Good Evening: I also went to my pool supply store to obtain calcium hypochlorite. They had Poolife brand "TurboShock." It was $14.85 for 5 pounds. Active ingredient:calcium hypochlorite 78% and other ingredients 22%. No one was aware of the substance of the other ingredient. I called the...
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