Having enough drinking water in cases of emergency is absolutely essential. As the Christchurch earthquake taught us, water storage can quickly be destroyed, contaminated and run out very quickly. Have spare water supply, enough for the family, and store it somewhere cool.
Collecting your own water can solve several needs, Drinking, watering veggie beds and keeping clean. A small collection tank attached to one of the downpipes is cheap and easy to do. Have water purification tablets available for drinking water. (See our free essentials list).
For prolonged outages of water, learn how to purify river or stream water for drinking…..takes you back to your old scout days. Remember your pets too……
See our water storage tanks in products.
Click on this link to calculate how much water is needed for your families survival.