Best Water Tanks – Choosing a High-Capacity Water Storage Container for Emergencies or Rainwater Harvesting

Sure Water 260 Gallon Emergency Water Tank
Equipping your home with a high capacity water tank can add a great deal of independence and peace of mind to your everyday life. With tanks easily capable of storing dozens or even hundreds of gallons of water to be accessed in times of emergencies, or versatile containers which can be used continually as part of a rainwater harvesting system, having a water storage container can prove invaluable as an emergency preparation or as a practical way to save on your water bill. In this article, we'll take some time to review the best water tanks we've found on the market. We'll look a variety o...
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Disposable Plastic Water Bottles: A Hidden Fire Hazard?

Plastic Water Bottle Fire Hazard
We've written extensively on the many problems that disposable bottled water causes. We've elucidated how wasteful it is, opined about its inferiority compared to reusable bottles, and we've looked at how plastics can leave you drinking more than just water. Yet, through all that, we never dreamed of the devilish disposable bottle being a fire hazard. An Idaho Power Company technician by the name of Dioni Amuchastegui found out the hard way about the potential danger of plastic bottles. While enjoying his lunch break in his work truck, he noticed smoke rising from the passenger seat. Reacti...
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Glass Water Filter Pitchers: The Limited Options

We've done extensive reviews of water filter pitchers and we are often praising glass as the safest and cleanest way to store your water, so when we decided to combine the two it seemed like it would be a logical step. Unfortunately, from our first searches for glass water filter pitchers, we were rather disappointed to find a remarkably limited selection! In fact, in the spirit of what we were originally looking for -- a glass water filter pitcher -- we came up empty-handed. But we did find one carafe which fits the bill and performs an identical function to a water filter pitcher. There a...
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Best Glass Water Bottles – Our Top 5 Selection

Woman studying with Lifefactory Glass Water Bottle
Looking for the best glass water bottle you can buy? We are constantly reviewing the market to find the latest and greatest water bottles, so we've done a bit of the leg work for you. Below you'll find our top five picks for the best glass water bottles that you can buy right now -- without breaking the bank! The benefits of glass as a container material are too long to list here. In recent years, glass has been embraced by the health- and ecologically-conscious as an ideal material for water bottles which does not leach any nasty flavor or chemicals into your water. Although we've put t...
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3M Aqua-Pure Whole House Water Filtration System Review (Model AP903)

Man turning on AP903 3M Aqua-Pure Water Filter
The 3M company is a manufacturer of seemingly everything. From adhesives to electronic circuits, their logo stands out proudly on an incredibly diverse assortment of highly functional products. When we began our recent journey into the world of reviewing whole house water filters, we weren't terribly surprised to find that 3M had also dipped into the water filtration business. The AP903 Aqua-Pure Whole House Water Filter System caught our eye immediately not only due to the pedigree of its manufacturer, but also because of its attractively affordable price. With an enticingly low price ...
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Aquasana Whole-House Water Filter Kit Review – Filter, UV Sterilizer, and Water Softener Package

Aquasana Whole House Water Filter Rhino Activated Carbon and Copper Zinc and Mineral Filter Stages Info
The whole-house water filter is a very liberating thing to have. Instead of filtering water at only one point, like a below-the-sink or counter-top water filter might, whole-house water filter systems treat the water before it enters your home at all, meaning that no matter which faucet you use, you get clean, filtered water! We've recently had the opportunity to experiment with Aquasana's system, and in this review we'll dive deep into our findings and opinions on the system. Aquasana's whole-house water filter kits come in a wide variety of options. If you just want a basic filtration sys...
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Takeya Classic Glass Water Bottle Review

Takeya Classic Glass Water Bottle Posed in Shopping Cart
Takeya water bottles seem to be popping up just about everywhere these days. After reviewing Takeya's ThermoFlask, an insulated stainless steel bottle offering the company's answer to the HydroFlask, we were excited to take a look at the Takeya Classic Glass bottle and see if it offered the same combination of affordability, durability, and functionality we found in reviewing the ThermoFlask. As we've explored before here on the Hydration Anywhere blog, there are many benefits to choosing glass as a container material for your water bottle. Unlike plastic or some cheap metal bottles, glass ...
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Innovative Squeezable Titanium Water Bottle from Keego Coming Soon

Keego Bottle Being Squeezed Gif
Just when we thought we'd seen water bottles of every description, along comes something new. "Elastic titanium," "squeezable metal" -- these sound like terms out of Star Trek. But instead of classic science fiction, these terms are hopefully science fact. A start-up company called Keego claims to have invented a durable and functional alternative to plastic squeeze bottles by using lightweight, food-safe titanium and some clever engineering which lets the bottle function like a squeezable plastic water bottle. The Keego bottle is slated to begin deliveries in August 2018, according to an a...
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CamelBak Chute Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle Review

CamelBak Chute In Action
One of the most well-known names in outdoors equipment, especially in products like water bottles and hydration packs, CamelBak is a familiar name for anyone who loves to spend time outdoors. Offering quality bottles of nearly every description, CamelBak designs are clever and functional enough to also make for excellent every day use water bottles. Recently, a 40 ounce CamelBak Chute came into our lives, and we are finding ourselves continually refreshed by it's clever additions to the classic insulated water bottle. Having gone through plenty of CamelBak bottles from all across the spectr...
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Takeya ThermoFlask Review – A Budget Hydroflask Alternative

Takeya Thermoflask Carrying Handle
We've gone through insulated water bottles of all varieties. From leading brand names to generic white label products, we've tested just about all of them. While some bottles can put a bit of a strain on your wallet and others manage to remain incredibly affordable, there is something to be said for those in the middle of the price spectrum. The Takeya Thermoflask is just such an option - on the cheaper side of affordable, even! Takeya is a leading name in insulated stainless steel water bottles. You can find their products in use just about every where you go, and for sale at major retail...
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