Water Storage

Water storage is a necessity in an emergency. Without it you won't be alive! Know how much water storage you need and how to get clean fresh water

FAQ - Can My Water Storage Be Outside?

One of the many questions we get asked here at The Ready Store is, "Can I store my water containers outside?". The short answer to this is, yes, of course, you can store your water outside. The longer answer is, yes, of course, you can store your water outside, but you're going to need to... Read More

Rotating your Water Storage

A common question we are asked about preparing for any type of emergency is how often you should rotate your water storage. If you’ve tried to search around on the internet for an answer, there is a lot of conflicting information. We hope our article will not only answer your question but also help you... Read More

Storing Your Water in the Winter

Water is the most important item to keep in your storage because it is essential to survival. However, this can become more difficult in the winter when temperatures drop below freezing. If your water freezes, you’ll need to use precious energy and heat to thaw it out for use again. Here are precautions you can... Read More

What Does HDPE and BPA-Free Water Storage Mean?

For those who are new to the emergency preparedness world or just looking for some water storage items for your emergency food storage, this blog is a must read. When searching for a BPA free water storage containers you need to make sure they are BPA-free and made out of HDPE.
What is BPA?
You might have read or... Read More

Clean Water in an Emergency

Before we get to priority #4 here is the summary of your top 5 Priorities of Emergency Preparedness. They are:
1. Make a Plan. Review, Rotate, Replace. Make adjustments for family size, age and local community needs. Consider evacuation, communication and staying put.
2. Gather Grab and Go Supplies. 72 hour kits, MREs, food bars, water pouches... Read More

Construct Your Own Rain Gutter Water Collection System

One of the first things that even the most prepared survivalist will soon have in short supply following a collapse is potable water. Unless you have your own well or creek on your homestead, you’ll have to rely on the water you have stored up – which will quickly dwindle. And even that water may... Read More

How to Clean Untreated Water

While it is difficult to determine which item is most essential in a survival situation, you could certainly make a strong case for clean water. Water is used for numerous activities that can quickly become your top priority in survival situations like cooking, cleaning, sanitation and drinking. Because water seems so easy to get before... Read More

The Ultimate Water Storage Guide

Water is one of the basic necessities of life yet in a recent survey, nearly 57 percent of Americans said they don’t have any drinking water supply in case of an emergency.
You might be able to live a while without food or shelter, but you won’t be able to live long without water. You’ll need... Read More

How to Store Water Correctly

We've had a lot of questions from our customers asking how to set up their water storage. Here are a few tips to consider:
TYPE OF CONTAINER
Size. Make sure that the container is big enough for your needs. It’s recommended that you have 14 gallons per person in your family.
UV coated. You want to make sure... Read More

Canned Water? No, Not a Joke

I tried to think of a good joke to start out this post. Something like “Canned water: Best thing since sliced … water?” and that’s where I stopped.
So instead, I’ll just get straight to the article on canned water.
History
During World War II, the United States decided that they were going to can water in order... Read More

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