Here is Why EVERYONE Should Care About Polymer Dosing

Here is Why EVERYONE Should Care About Polymer Dosing

What is Polymer Dosing? Polymer dosing is a way to treat dirty water. Understanding the correct dosage helps you know how much of it to use when treating water. This is because polymers are capable of retaining extremely large amounts of liquid mass relative to their own. The result of this is that you can use this form of water treatment to remove debris, dirt or particles from natural water supplies. This type of water treatment removal is necessary regardless of what you need the water for. Whether that be for drinking, cooking, cleaning or any number of commercial or...
What is Brackish Water? PROBLEMS + How to Fix Them

What is Brackish Water? PROBLEMS + How to Fix Them

Brackish, or "brack-ish" water is the result of mixing seawater and freshwater. This is so long as it's with less salt than seawater and more salt than fresh water. Water that is brack-ish normally has about 0.5 to 30 grams of salt per liter, which is not a very specific definition. So there is a wide range of salt concentrations that can be found in this type of water. One important scientific component of this type of water is the level of salinity. Therefore, it can be said that brack-ish water has a high salt content variance. The salinity of...
Here Is The Best Portable Water Filter With FLAWS You Should Know About

Here Is The Best Portable Water Filter With FLAWS You Should Know About

Water is an essential element for life. Almost all living things in our world depend on water. In fact, the average human body is 55-65% water. This is why our ancestors built their settlements near the water. Over time, however, there is a deterioration in the quality of our water sources. Lakes and crystalline rivers are difficult to reach with the advent of pollution, abandonment and abuse. [easyazon_image align="left" height="300" identifier="B07B27T75D" locale="US" src="https://www.mrwatergeek.com/wp-content/uploads/51RBzfARAHL-1.jpg" tag="easyazon061-20" width="200"] Therefore, you can no longer trust that these sources of water are safe and drinkable. Is the situation really that serious? Yes, sadly it is....
Here Are 9 IDIOT PROOF Survival Water Purification Methods

Here Are 9 IDIOT PROOF Survival Water Purification Methods

Do you have a survival water purification plan figured out? You desperately need one because water, apart from a sanctuary, may be the most immediate need in a survival situation. Drinking water is a vital resource. Depending on the activity and the ambient temperature, a person can live without water for about 3 days. However, long-term activity without adequate fluid intake associated with malnutrition will quickly reduce the chances of survival. Finding a way to create and maintain a source of drinking water is crucial for emergency preparedness in both the short and long term. Whether you are in nature...
9 Killer Off-Grid Water Filtration Methods You Can Set Up In Minutes

9 Killer Off-Grid Water Filtration Methods You Can Set Up In Minutes

Off-grid water filtration means that first of all, you're living off grid and able to live in harmony with nature. It means that you don't depend on the electrical network, follow local building regulations or even rely on a monthly garbage collection service. It means that you don't depend on all the luxuries of the modern home. But this isn't just about surviving without water and electricity. It requires a true amount of creativity, ingenuity and the ability to adapt to an unknown way of life. The people who talk about survival talk about many types of off-grid water filtration...
Here Is Why Gravity Water Filters Are INFURIATINGLY ANNOYING But Good For You

Here Is Why Gravity Water Filters Are INFURIATINGLY ANNOYING But Good For You

Gravity water filters are exactly as they sound. These are filters that work by using the force of gravity to push the water down while it filters. As you would expect, water is fed into it from the top. This can work with any type of filter method e.g. distilled water, reverse osmosis or charcoal filtered water can work using a gravity filter process. If you are unfortunate enough to be in a place that has poor quality tap water, face an emergency situation without water or live in a place with a questionable water supply then a gravity filter...
Why You Should *NOT* Use These 11 Plants That Filter Water

Why You Should *NOT* Use These 11 Plants That Filter Water

Before we talk about plants that filter water, let's just start by talking about water. There is no doubt, water is critical to everyday life. You need a good amount of hydration each day to live a healthy happy life. However, what happens if you're out in the wilderness and desperately need clean drinking water? Maybe you don't have a personal survival water filter and you are not too sure about making a DIY water filter. Not being able to access clean drinking water is a very big problem for so many people. In 2014, the WHO (World Health Organization)...
Portable Desalination: Infuriating DIY Flaws (+ How to Fix Them)

Portable Desalination: Infuriating DIY Flaws (+ How to Fix Them)

Why is portable desalination a good idea? Well, there is a very good chance that you have learned not to drink salt water the hard way i.e. by drinking it. Maybe it happened when you were younger while playing in the ocean and accidentally took a big gulp of salty water. You realised that number one, it tasted awful and number two, it didn't quench your thirst. If anything it only made you feel thirstier.[easyazon_image align="right" height="152" identifier="B01EIX7BT2" locale="US" src="https://www.mrwatergeek.com/wp-content/uploads/41dcW2B3SOSL.jpg" tag="easyazon061-20" width="150"] Apart from tasting disgusting and not quenching your thirst, saltwater could kill you if that's all you drink....
DIY Water Filter: 5 Easy Ways And Why They’re All BAD

DIY Water Filter: 5 Easy Ways And Why They’re All BAD

Why make a DIY water filter? Well, it is really not possible to overstate how important clean water is. Most people that live in a Western country tend to believe they have very clean water. However, tap water is not as safe and as clean as we think it might be. I explained this in detail in my 2,000+ word exposé looking at why tap water is not always the best option. Unfortunately, despite the need for clean water sometimes it's not always possible to use a filter. Maybe your filter cartridge has run out and you don't have a...
Do NOT Get or Use Well Water Before You Read This!

Do NOT Get or Use Well Water Before You Read This!

Did you know that approximately 15% of US citizens living in America use a private well to access drinking water? More and more people are choosing to use a private well because of the freedom and control it gives them. It is an ideal source of water if you don't trust your local authority to get things right. Although there are issues with this form of water supply, there are also very good reasons why getting one is a good idea. [toc] Water Well Definition A water well is an extended whole dug into the ground to access water located...
Here’s How The Best Water Distiller Helps You SURVIVE A Disaster

Here’s How The Best Water Distiller Helps You SURVIVE A Disaster

Distilling water is becoming a popular choice because it is one of the few ways to ensure completely pure water. Water that is totally contaminant free. This is because water distillation means removing everything from water and I mean EVERYTHING. The bacteria, chemicals and even minerals.This is why distilled water is usually used for industrial, medical and surgical uses. However, the fact that it is completely devoid of content means that it's not "nutritious" as other water sources. Other sources like spring water, mineral water or reverse osmosis are still able to retain healthy minerals. Some people use distilled water...
Do NOT Buy Until You Read This About Water Filter Straws

Do NOT Buy Until You Read This About Water Filter Straws

When it comes to water filter straws, the name of the game here is the level of microns it can filter out. A filtering capability of 0.1 microns means the filter straw can filter out whatever dirty, yucky stuff appears in your water while on your travels. There are many high quality water filter straws on the market today. In fact, some of them are so good, they are recognised by aid agencies and used in disaster zones. The main issue with personal filter straws is how easy is it to suck water? This might sound weird but making a heavy weight...
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