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DIY Water Purification For Go Bag/Camping/Emergency

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 14:02
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The longest a person can go without water is 3 days.  Next to food, one of the most important things you need in your go-bag is a way to filter water. I have created an easy to build water filtration system that can filter gallons of water easily.

The system is based on the Berkey water filter cartridges.  Berkey is world reknown for offering water filters that keep you safe. This system can filter all contaminates out of water and make any standing water safe to drink.  This is light weight, easy to use and can easily be taken apart for travel purposes.  

There is a bonus to my design…  Once the system is taken apart, it can all be stacked inside each other and along with the filters, you can add other essential life saving gear (fire strykers, poncho, emergency blanket, knife, etc.). It is light weight, multi-purpose and extremely necessary for life support.  

Watch my video below and you will see how easy it is to build one of these.  I built this in about 15 minutes.  

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  • HeartSong

    I’ve heard good things about the berkey filters. I know a lot of missionaries use them around the world. One guy said you could pour in pure sewage and get drinkable water. I’ll take his word for it!

  • Bmarshalljr

    It is just like my home “Big Berkey,” just smaller. Nice job!

  • wackado

    It is a shame the containers aren’t metal. Then, you could cook in one of them when you had to.

  • Discreet Prepper

    I heard the same thing when I worked at a church. I would trust a berkey over most filters.

  • Discreet Prepper

    Thanks! Yes, I would love to bring my Royal Berkey with me everywhere!

  • Discreet Prepper

    That’s a great idea! The problem is, you would not be able to see the water level in the side easily. At the same time, my berkey at home is all stainless steel. I’ll have to experiment with that one! Thanks!

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