Best Emergency Water Purifiers

The Best Emergency Water Purifiers: Top 11 Options Reviewed

Nadia Tamara A Little Bit of Everything, Bug Out Bags, Camping, Emergency Preparedness, Safety, Water, Wilderness Survival 2 Comments

I spend a lot of time in nature, so a reliable water filter is a must when I’m exploring the great outdoors. Just recently, my hiking group and I went on an overnight backpacking trip and I thought it would …

The 23 Best Alternatives to Toilet Paper

The 23 Best Alternatives to Toilet Paper

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There may come a time when toilet paper becomes a luxury item. For those of us living in the Western part of the world, a shortage of TP probably sounds like a disaster. But have no fear! Many people have …

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49 Simple Ways You Can Conserve Water

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It’s ironic that the West Coast has been hit with prolonged drought versus the East Coast which is trying to mitigate the floods as a result of Hurricane Florence. Water is our most vital resource in life. The earth is …

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Is it Okay to Use Non-Potable Water?

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The issue of non potable water is rather complex. Water can be contaminated due to a wide range of circumstances. While there are many sources of water, not all the sources are reliable, that is why precautions must be taken …

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Can You Drink Cactus Water for Survival?

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You don’t really know a survival situation until you’re faced with one. There have been far too many cases of people getting injured or lost on a day hike in the desert, and within hours becoming depleted of their water …

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Is Rain Water Safe to Drink?

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At some point in time, our world was blessed with 100% clean natural resources that could be freely used without the worry of contaminants. Water was one of these resources. Unfortunately, due to an increase in development, pollution and industrialization, …