Basic Two Person Water Crisis Kit
Each year throughout the United States, water contamination events happen like clockwork. Whether it’s manmade contamination (chemical spill, sewage accident) or natural contamination (flooding, algal blooms), the result is devastating – days or even weeks without access to clean, potable water. We’ve prepared a kit that will help you survive such an event. Click on the items below directly from this sheet, and the link will take you right to our website, where you can order the goods directly. Quantities listed are for two adults.
Water is essential to life, and without it, you’re not going to survive for very long. Here’s what you need:
When a water crisis looms, you need a serious water filter that’s capable of rendering even highly contaminated water perfectly safe to drink. The Royal Berkey is among the world’s best carbon / ceramic water filters; it’s so thorough it can even strip food coloring from water!
When you’re looking ahead to the future you know an ample supply of water is necessary for a survival kit.
If the water crisis is severe enough, you may be asked to leave your residence. If so, you’ll need a prepackaged bug out kit with everything you need for 72 hours:
The Guardian deluxe two person survival kit is an excellent general purpose bug out kit for two people. It contains food, water, and some basic supplies to keep you going for 72 hours.
You need to know what’s going on during a water crisis, and the best news often comes from shortwave radio:
This little wonder is a shortwave radio with built in NOAA weather alert. It never needs batteries, and is powered via solar power or hand crank. Perfect for keeping you up to speed.
A water crisis can easily affect the local food supply by restricting inbound shipments. You need to be prepared to survive in place with a food cache:
This sealed bucket contains 60 entrees designed for maximum nutrition. Simply add water and eat!
Additional Water Storage
In some parts of the country, there is reliable rain fall. Rainwater is usually safe to drink even when tap water is not. You need a method of storing some rainwater that you get from a basic catchment system:
This 55 gallon barrel is specifically designed to store potable water, and unlike other barrels, it comes with an integrated pump so you can easily dispense the water.