Everyone agrees that water is a must have essential at the top of the list for survival preparations. It is prudent to have a back up source of potable water in case of temporary infrastructure problems and natural disasters. Usually this is in the form of a case or two of bottled water stored away somewhere. For folks that are looking at the potential of longer term outages a small amount of bottled water will not be enough; some kind of water source and water purification system is needed. This paper goes one step further to describe using clean water as a barter item. In worst case situations, clean water could become more valuable than gold or silver…
There are two ways you can barter water. First would be to physically purify water and barter for other goods and services. This can be done but is a bit difficult due to the transportation issues. Continue reading →
This week on The Prepared Canadian we will be talking about water. How much to store, how to gather, and how to purify. Also, we will have the five dollar prep tip, prepper website of the week, and answer a listener question regarding strategic relocation and the golden hoard theory, and more. Also, as usual, we’ll wrap it all up with my weekly editorial. The Prepared Canadian is brought to us every week by Denob, our Prepper friend to the north!
On this airing of Off Grid Preppers, Barbara is joined by Berky to discuss water; what sources are safe, how to purify it, and how to store it. We can live 3 days without water and 3 weeks without food, and why water must be your number one priority! Until Tuesday, we have a quiz for our listeners: Do you believe water exposed to fallout material can be safely purified with a quality water purifier? Find out and listen to this show in player below!