Why does this say that it will last for 1000 days when you need 1 gallon per person per day. That would be 500 days, which is still a long time. From The Ready Store: 1 Gallon is recommended fo... Show More.r drinking and hygiene, but if you only drink 1/2 gallon (8 cups of water) per day than it would last for 1,000 days. That is why it says Drinking Water Supply of 1,000 days. Thanks, The Ready Store
- Benefits & Description
Benefits & Description500 Gallons | Highest quality | BPA-free food grade plastic
• Feel secure in your preparations
Container is made of 100% non-toxic food-grade HDPE that is BPA free. Highest quality brass fittings. • Convenient space saver
You can stack 55 gallon drums all over the place or just get this 500 gallon water tank and be done with it. • Make emergency preparedness safe
With a water preserver product you can treat your water and avoid roation but once every 5 years. • Keep your family alive in an emergency
This tanker hold 500 gallons water supply shielding you from dehydration during natural disasters as well as providing hygiene needs. When it comes to sustaining life, water is the most important element for survival.
Your body will lose, on average, 2.5 liters (or 2/3 of a gallon), of water every day. However, your body can only handle a loss of about 10 - 22 percent of your water weight before it becomes fatal. This happens after about 3 days of not drinking water.
What better way to prepare for the future than by providing your family with a large supply of emergency water storage. It's recommended that each member of your family has at least 1 gallon of water per day for your emergency preparations. That's why this 500 gallon tank is so great! It helps you meet those goals!
This giant tank doesn't actually take up a lot of space when considering how much it holds. The tank weighs only 110 lbs without water. However, you'll be able to store over 4,000 pounds of water in a 4' x 4' x 5 1/2' area!
The walls are 1/4" thick and made of high-quality, food-grade plastic. That means that you won't have to worry about chemicals or other contaminants reaching your water supply.
NOTE: Click here for installation instructions of a similar water tank (the 250-gallon). You can also view the videos in the ReadyResources tab for more installation tips and information.
NOTE II: This shipping company will call a couple days in advance to set up a time so that someone will be available when they drop it off. Delivery will be to your curb, you will need to be able to move it which is accomplished easily with 1-2 people by tipping it part way on a bottom edge and rolling it to the desired location.
At The Ready Store, we always focus on the QUALITY of our products because we want you to get the best value for your hard-earned money.
- What's In-the-Box?
What's In-the-Box?Water Container (1 Container):
(1) Ultimate 500-Gallon Emergency Water Container
- Features & Specifications
Features & Functions
SKU: WA0083 Supply Duration: N/A Brand: The Ready Store Dimensions (LxWxH): 49" x 49" x 67" Container Type: Large Barrel Volume: 1,893 L. | 500 gal.
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- 1000 days?
- Why does this say that it will last for 1000 days when you need 1 gallon per person per day. That would be 500 days, which is still a long time.
From The Ready Store:
1 Gallon is recommended for drinking and hygiene, but if you only drink 1/2 gallon (8 cups of water) per day than it would last for 1,000 days. That is why it says Drinking Water Supply of 1,000 days.
The Ready Store
- Great idea but....49" will not fit through the door.
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