Even if you have a store of emergency water, it's possible it could be destroyed in a disaster as surely as the electricity could be cut off. Are you prepared for such an event? In cases like this, it's important that you know how to identify a secondary source of and purify water. This short yet informative guide gives you the pointers you need to check this survival requirement off your "To Do" list.
Some Questions Answered Include:
WHY STORE WATER?
Disasters can disrupt your community drinking water distribution system. Since you will need water within a couple of days, you need to know where to find an emergency source of water and how to make it safe to drink.
HOW MUCH DO I NEED?
A normal active adult should drink at least 1/2 gallon of water per day. Additional water is needed for brushing teeth, bathing, and cleaning cooking utensils. Store as much water as you have space for, but a three days supply is considered to be a minimum amount.