Knowledge is Power (KiP) In this next series of articles, I will be writing on “Knowledge is Power”. The more accurate and informative information you have to gain the “Knowledge” needed in preparing your life and the lives of your family, the better off you will be in a very uncertain future. It is very… Read more »
Well folks, we had a couple real good questions come up… Zeeter asked: If I collect rainwater, what is the best way to treat it and filter it for cooking and drinking? Well Zeeter, I see this as a two part question. First, collecting the rain water. Whether you’re using a roof with rain gutters… Read more »
Tracking Animals Every hunter knows at least the basics of tracking animals. This is a basic survival skill everyone in your family or survival group should know, especially when your survival retreat is in the wilderness.
“It’s easy to rationalize postponing water storage because, after all, right now water is as close as your tap. But don’t get complacent.”
“Over the years I have owned all kinds of different water filters, from under the counter units, counter-top units, and even filters that attach to the faucet. But until I got my Berkey I didn’t realize I was never purifying my water; I was merely running it through various filters. It’s not the same thing at all.”
Some years ago at my first survival Expo, I came upon a table with two large, stainless steel containers that looked like industrial size coffee machines. Other attendees were helping themselves to water in paper cups provided which they poured from a spigot at the bottom of each machine.
Thank you readers for following our posts and for your comments! Please be sure to read all the backposts to get caught up…. If you’ve been following these posts from the beginning, you’ll know we already covered the amount of water you’ll need in your emergency kit, and how (preferably to store it) in blog… Read more »
“There’s a problem with distilled water that most people are not aware of”.
In the first part of my series on how to store water, I mentioned that storing flats of bottled water is about the most dangerous way of doing it. It’s too bad, too, because nothing could be easier or more convenient than picking up a case or two of bottled water every month, stacking them… Read more »
“Ph levels in municipal water vary wildly from city to city, but most such water is treated with lime so that its ph levels are neutral when it comes out of your faucet. But you don’t want your drinking water to be ph neutral.”