Interesting, well written, article that shows testing of multiple commercial water filters (back-country/portable) and the results.
These tests were run by an independent lab ( Biological Consulting Services of North...
I'm really lacking on water storage. I live in San Antonio, use city water and it doesn't rain often. I would like to store as much as possible, but need a decent starting point. How many DAYS per person should I start off with? I'm planning to store two gallons per person.
Thanks in advance!
A new study from Northern Italy shows a link between high exposure to chlorite, chlorate and chloride ions (byproducts of water disinfection) in pregnant women and incidents of birth defects like cleft palate and spina bifida.
Since many here on this forum use or suggest chlorine bleach or...
I'm planning on bugging in, but I still want my BoB to have as much capacity as possible in the event I have to leave.
I was looking over my water treatment system for my BoB, I have the ability to filter, boil, and chemically treat water - but I'm looking for ways to expand capacity.
Im curious to see what everyone uses for treating water on the go? I used to think bleach was the best thing to use until reading about calcium hypochlorite. I never realized bleach could expire. I order some of the calcium hypochlorite and starting reading the msds sheet and the stuff seems...
besides bleach, that is.
I read something about using grapefruit seed extract:
Seems like it would be effective, and I see no downside.
And I've read this about colloidal silver:
The only downside to...
I'm kind of new to this forum and have not seen any discussion about the flooding that's taking place in and around Iowa.
Ok, many of us have considered numerous scenarios and are attempting to plan accordingly. While I have considered short to long-term water treatment (for drinking and...