How Do You Know if Your Water is Safe?

February 3, 2016 aptprepper 5

The news about the contaminated water in Flint Michigan has been very disturbing to say the least. It is bad enough their drinking water has been polluted for the last couple of years, but they are still being billed outrageous amounts of money for water they are barely using. Now there could potentially be another town that has lead contamination in its water supply.

How do you know if your tap water is safe? […]

Polar Pure Water Disinfectant Review

June 5, 2015 aptprepper 4

I received a review sample of Polar Pure Water Disinfectant.  It is an iodine water disinfectant that kills viruses, living organisms (including Giardia cysts) and bacteria in the water. Polar Pure has been around for years, and has been well regarded by campers, backpackers and preppers.  Unfortunately, it went off […]

Monday Musings 5/11/2015: Because You Can Never have Enough Water

May 11, 2015 aptprepper 6

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Welcome to another Monday Musings, where we share interesting links about all things preparedness, as well as updates on the blog. First the blog updates… Re-evaluating our emergency supplies  This week we are checking all our emergency supplies, and getting ready for hurricane […]

LifeStraw – Test and Giveaway

July 15, 2013 aptprepper 30

I received some samples of the LifeStraw for review and giveaway. What is LifeStraw?  The LifeStraw is a portable method to filter and purify water.  It uses a hollow-fiber membrane to remove bacteria and turbidity. There are no chemicals, iodine, or moving parts. It’s ultralight and inexpensive enough to keep […]

Quick Update on Berkey

December 4, 2012 aptprepper 0

I just received a notice from The Berkey Guy that they are now shipping the following Berkey Water Purification systems -Berkey Light®, Travel Berkey®, Go Berkey Kit®, Sport Berkey® The Black Berkeys® & PF2 Fluoride & Arsenic Reduction Elements to California residents, effective immediately.  This is great news for California […]

What You Need to Know about Water Contamination

August 15, 2012 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com If the power grid were to go down for a period of time, municipal water filtration systems may not function properly.  Most of us have heard of “Boil water” ordinances in our own cities when a section of town gets a water main […]

Just Go with the Flow

January 27, 2012 aptprepper 6

After months of advising my relatives to get a water filtration system, one of the families finally decided to purchase one.  I had told them about the Berkey, and they thought this is what they purchased.  Well… not really. From what the family member told me, the booth at the […]

Please Welcome our New Sponsor – The Berkey Guy!

September 4, 2011 aptprepper 8

One of my early blog posts back in June 2010 was “Insuring Against 3 Days Without Water” when I described how we decided to purchase The Big Berkey, one of the highest rated water purifying water systems.  It can remove bacteria, pathogens harmful chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, organic solvents, VOCs, detergents, […]

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