By Patrice Lewis
With the explosion in preparedness-related supplies and equipment over the last decade, there have been tremendous advancements in food, equipment, supplies, and training. But I sometimes wonder if people give enough attention to water.
After all, water is so common, ordinary, and available that we sometimes forget what its absence is like and how critical it is for our very survival. Water is for more than just drinking, though obviously that’s essential. Without the ability to wash clothes, dishes, or our bodies, things get very dirty very quickly — and this can have a tremendous psychological impact during emergencies.… Read the rest