By: Matt “Papa Bear” Wooddell Many people, when first joining the preparedness community initially focus on guns and ammo. They want nice, useful, and effective weaponry and enough ammunition to last for years and years before needing to purchase more. After a few years of prepping and a few years’ worth of trips to the […]
Every prepper knows the importance of water. Quite simply, you can’t live without it. Within three days, dehydration will take hold and death soon thereafter. The procurement and catchment from a water source is step one. Water Purification is step two. The water you’re hoping to drink might be riddled with parasites or bacteria particles, […]
One of the basic principles of prepping is the survival rule of threes. Under extreme conditions, you can only live: Three Minutes without Oxygen Three Hours without Shelter Three Days without Water Three Weeks without Food Water is life. A person can only survive a few days without water. The easy availability of clean drinking […]
Natural disasters are not only becoming more frequent, but more deadly. In 2011, there were 553 deaths in the U.S. as a result of tornadoes, which was more than 2001 to 2010 combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The Oklahoma Insurance Department estimated damages from the 2013 tornado which destroyed the town […]
Botanist John Muir carried no bottled water when he hiked 1,000 miles through the wilderness from Indiana to Florida. Instead, the 29-year-old drank from streams, lakes and an occasional bayou to quench his thirst and lived to write about it. Muir knew nothing of filtering chromium, lead, mercury or chlorine from water. In fact, his […]
By Linda Holliday Here in the Ozarks, we are expanding our growing areas, relearning old-time skills, acquiring hand tools and building human-powered devices while we still can. But, preparing for radioactive rain? We hadn’t thought of that. While global warming seemed a fairytale to many 25 years ago, I personally banned Styrofoam, aerosol sprays, pesticides, […]
Introduction to a new content series on Water purifying, filtering and collection. Pre-Filtering is discussed at length with an overall introduction to the series.
Basic Preparedness Instruction on water and 72 hour kits – what you need in your bag to take care of your water needs. We discuss different types of “pre-packaged” water to keep with you, containers for carrying more water and filters for cleaning water that you find on your way.
Preparedness 101 – Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink Article By: MooMamma Website: MooSaidTheMama.blogspot.com A well-known stanza from the poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge reads: Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. Every time I read an […]