October 23, 2016

A Week Without Running Water

May 25, 2016 aptprepper 5

  This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com We recently traveled to a camp site up in the mountains in New Mexico.  The website indicated the area would have potable water, but when we arrived, we found it did not actually have potable water.   Fortunately, we had brought a water filter “just in case” Here are some lessons learned from spending a week without running water. Refillable containers become really, really important We brought a five gallon collapsible water container […]

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 season which starts June 1st.  Finding all sorts of interesting things, and I will post about them in a later article. Adding to our water preps  The biggest thing we […]

Water Storage Failure

April 20, 2011 aptprepper 9

As you know I store supplies everywhere I can, and that includes my closet.  I am not new to water storage mishaps, see Clutter is Costly It seems having a gallon of water nearly fall on your head does not make you immune to the next misadventure.  I just found out those gallon water jugs are not very sturdy and can spring a leak at any time, even when left alone.  Lucky for me I had a plastic grocery bag […]