Rocket Water Heater

Rocket Water Heater by St. Funogas for Survival Blog GNN Note – This looks like a pretty ingenious idea and could actually have practical everyday use, not just in case of a serious problem. ****** Have you ever considered the things you’d miss most in a TEOTWAWKI situation? I think a nice hot shower has to be pretty high on my list. It is right up there with coffee. So, once I got my nearly-off-grid little cabin built, I set out to build a prototype rocket water heater. There are a hundred…

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Safe Ice Thickness | When Is Ice Safe?

Safe Ice Thickness | When Is Ice Safe? by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog When is ice safe? There is no for-certain absolute answer. Really, ice should never be considered safe. Though there are some ice thickness safety guidelines to follow (listed below). Ice Safety You can’t judge the strength of ice just by its appearance, age, thickness, temperature, or whether or not the ice is covered with snow. Ice strength is based on ALL these factors — plus the depth of water under the ice, size of the water body,…

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What is The Shelf Life of Bottled Water in Plastic Bottles?

What is The Shelf Life of Bottled Water in Plastic Bottles? by M.D. Creekmore for MD Creekmore What is the shelf life of bottled water? That’s a great question and one that everyone who stores more than a case of bottled water has probably asked at some point. From what I’ve read online and from the emails that I’ve gotten from my readers it seems that many think that drinking bottled water that’s over a few weeks old will result in sickness or instant death and this simply isn’t the…

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How Long Can Water Be Stored For? Is It Safe After 1 Year?

How Long Can Water Be Stored For? Is It Safe After 1 Year? by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog I received an email basically asking how long can water be stored for. I was asked for my opinion about the safety of drinking water that has been stored for a year under specific conditions. Including being exposed to higher than normal temperatures during the summer. Here is the question and my answer. Question: Water from a city municipal system which is treated and filled into a clean BPA-free 55 gallon…

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HOW SAFE IS YOUR WATER? SHOULD YOU FILTER YOUR TAP WATER?

HOW SAFE IS YOUR WATER? SHOULD YOU FILTER YOUR TAP WATER? by Mac Slavo for SHTFPlan A new database can give you an idea of whether or not your tap water is safe.  But even if your water gets a passing grade, it may be worth your time and money to filter it anyway. If you’ve ever wondered how safe your tap water really is, you can now find out. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its updated Tap Water Database on Wednesday, which allows people to discover which contaminants are in…

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75% Are Chronically Dehydrated And Need To Drink More Water

75% Are Chronically Dehydrated And Need To Drink More Water by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog I’ve read that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. The lack of hydration is the number one trigger of daytime fatigue. This is a problem that most people don’t realize — sometimes mistaking what they think are hunger pangs for what is actually thirst. Older people often do not recognize that they’re thirsty. I’ve also read that losing just 2% of your body weight in water compromises overall judgment by 25% and severely…

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Texas Inventor Brings Atmospheric Water Generators To Flint, Michigan And Other Communities In Need

Texas Inventor Brings Atmospheric Water Generators To Flint, Michigan And Other Communities In Need By Cassius Kamarampi via Natural Blaze Profoundly useful inventions having to do with the use or production of water are a common topic that catches the eye. Reports of water-fueled devices are often interesting, as are devices capable of cleaning water. However, it’s not often that we hear about devices capable of producing water. Recently, it was reported that a Texas man created a machine that is capable of extracting water from nothing more than the moisture in the air.…

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National Geographic Admits Billions Of People Will “Face Shortages Of Food And Clean Water” Over The Next 30 Years

National Geographic Admits Billions Of People Will “Face Shortages Of Food And Clean Water” Over The Next 30 Years by Michael Snyder for The Economic Collapse Blog A lot of people out there don’t like when I write these kinds of articles, because they directly contradict the false narrative that humanity has an extremely bright future ahead.  Sadly, the truth is that our planet and everything that lives on it is rapidly deteriorating.  And I am not talking about the false environmentalism being pushed by the mainstream media, Greta Thunberg…

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Water Source & Storage is Critical (Level 3 Preparedness)

Water Source & Storage is Critical (Level 3 Preparedness) by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog “Prepping and Preparedness 3” is a level of being prepared for up to 1 year. Check the series overview for my logic and reasoning why I split it the way that I did. Sourcing, Transporting, & Storing Water | #1 Priority You can store water fairly easily for the time frames of most aftermath scenarios of disruption. Level 1 & 2 preparedness will have you covered for nearly any likely emergency or disaster. That…

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