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Making Water Safe

drop of water

Water is essential to life, mostly for drinking, but for many other

aspects of daily living. We clean produce, dishes, kids, and clothes. We water gardens, pets and cook with water. Most of us take water for granted.

The drought in the West this past year shows just how quickly water reservoirs, rivers, streams and tanks can go dry. An electrical failure took out our water treatment plant for 2 days. So it does not have to be a full-blown catastrophe to leave you without water.

There are ways to be prepared for a possible water shortage, at least for a short time. But no matter what way you find to hold water, you want to make sure it is potable and fit for human consumption.  Read More→