Three days without water and you are dead - it's that simple.If you
drink "Bad Water", you are either going to die or wish you were dead.
It matters not a whit how much food you have or how well secured your
residence, if you have water problem you have problems, period. Whether
you are out on a hike or a long trek, you must have filtered water. If
you are on a long camping trip or a hunting expedition, you must have
filtered water. If you have to "Bug Out" for whatever reason, you must
have filtered water.
If, for whatever reason, the systems that
civilization depends on ever fail, you must have filtered water.
Storing water for drinking, cooking and hygiene requires a lot of space. When preparing for a short term emergency, stored water for drinking and cooking is a wise decision. Swimming pools and water beds serve well for hygiene (washing dishes, showering and flushing the toilet) but if the emergency is extended that water will need to be filtered.
The world standard for water filtration devices has been and remains
We not only sell them, but we have been using them in
the deep outback of both Idaho and Montana for almost twenty years
running. Whether it has been back in the Frank Church "River of No
Return" Wilderness for weeks on end or deep in the Bob Marshall just
south of Glacier National Park, these filters have performed for us
flawlessly, year after year after year. It mattered not if we pulled the
water from creeks raging with the spring's muddy, turbid runoff or from
late summer ponds, the water filtered through the Katadyns was always