Infographic: Preparing Your Emergency Water Supply

How To Prepare Water For An Emergency Infographic
This simple yet comprehensive infographic gives you a basic primer on how to store or filter water in an emergency. Check it out, print it out, share it, and keep the advice in mind for your emergency preparations! Head over to our Storing Water For An Emergency 101 Guide for a more comprehensive look at what this infographic describes. For more on the types of filters recommended in the infographic, check out our Best Gravity Water Filters Guide and our Best Portable Water Filters Guide.

The Best Water Purification For Your Car’s Emergency Kit

Emergency strikes as car breaks down in the desert
A small emergency water purification kit, which can cost less than $50 to assemble and be easily stashed out of sight in your vehicle, can literally save your life. Most of us love those times when we start out on a long vacation trip by loading up our luggage and heading out on a drive. We are usually so excited that we rarely consider what happens if things go wrong. An emergency water purification kit is likely to be the furthest thing from your mind. Rare situations like having a flat tire or breaking down in the middle of nowhere can happen to anyone. It's always a good idea to take ti...

Storing Water For An Emergency 101 – Dos and Don’ts

Bottled Water Being Prepared For Emergency Distribution by National Guardsmen
It might seem like a simple enough thing, but storing water long-term in preparation for an emergency requires a bit of know-how. If you plan to bottle your own supply of emergency water, there are quite a few things to consider and safety precautions to help ensure your water is safe to drink when you need it most. In this guide, we'll go through a crash course on the hows and whys of proper long-term water storage. But before we begin, for those who prefer simplicity over doing it themselves, it is worth noting that an exceptional long-term water storage solution is available on the shelv...

Do You Have Enough Water Prepared For An Emergency?

Gallons of bottled water as part of an emergency kit
When water is just a twist of the tap away, it's easy to forget what a valuable resource it truly is. Only when we find ourselves unprepared and facing an emergency do we realize how necessary it is to prepare for the very real possibility of running out of water. All of the infrastructure we rely on to provide us with clean potable water for drinking and washing can be crippled or completely shut down by emergencies like extreme weather, systems failures, and even disrupted by social and political unrest in the less stable parts of the globe. With all of this in mind, it only makes sense t...