Water

Gear Review: The Answer Nalgene Bottle Water Filter System

I’m going to open this article up with a blanket statement, but I’m going to stand behind it: I would be positively amazed if you, dear reader, did not have a Nalgene water bottle taking up residence within 100 feet of you right now. Nalgene has risen like a BPA-free phoenix from its original humble… Read More

Bug Out Tip: Think Before You Drink

Water, water, everywhere but not a drop to drink, well not unless you want some pathogens swimming through your intestinal track. Without a doubt water is needed for survival. Three days without water and you die, and this “rule of thumb” doesn’t take into consideration physical exertion, wounds, illness, and environment. So now that we… Read More

Review & Install How-To: Epic Smart Shield Water Filter

After the continued and quite satisfying success of my Epic Pure pitcher-type filter (read my review of the Epic Pure here), I decided to look to Epic again when it came time to upgrade my home water filtration. I wanted an under-sink water filtration system to hook into my home plumbing to free up some… Read More

Lead: The Perilous Poison in Your Tap Water

Lead is a killer.  To that statement, nobody is surprised.  The shock may be perhaps just how silently lead slips into our systems, not only in terms of its delivery often by aging public utility works or other modes, but also how it becomes absorbed into our human bodily systems.  More often than not, the… Read More