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The snowstorm that knocked out power in Arkansas and other south-central states earlier this week before plowing into the Northeast is yet another example of how quickly an emergency situation can arise. A larger disaster caused by weather or a terrorist attack could result in the water supply being compromised.
Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 29, 2012
When residents are told to boil their drinking water before consuming it – usually after a minor crisis has occurred in their area – it’s normally understood that the situation is temporary. But if a major disaster strikes that compromises the water supply and quickly depletes supermarkets of bottled water, people may find themselves in the position of having to find their own water and purify it.
Best known for teaching people how to build their own environmentally-friendly sources of energy so that they can slash their power bills and be safe when power outages occur, Power4Patriots also wants to help people be ready to provide water for themselves and their families if the normal water supply and bottled water are unavailable.
The first step is finding the cleanest water possible. Some rules of thumb are:
Following are Power4Patriots’ 3 tips for purifying water:
Check out this Power4Patriots blog about the dangers of bottled water that has been sitting around too long.
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