This isn't the only place you keep water ... I hope.
If you are really in that much trouble they are in a cooler anyway. The
insulation of a freezer sux compared to a decent cooler and a cooler opens from
girl on the news said , and I imagine she didn't dream this up, to throw
away all food in the refrigerator after the power is out for four hours - so
when the power goes away, start wishing for glowing charcoal to go with that
The height of absurdity is buying bottled water. It's WATER for
crying-out-loud! Designer water, to be sure, but still water.
You can get 25 gallons of water in a bathtub. That's equivalent to 200(!) of
those piddly bottles. Further, the water in the tub cost you, what, ten
cents? The bottled water, priceless.
Don't like the idea of tub water? It's like going to rot and go bad?
Now the bottled-water bottles ARE useful. You can put just about any water
in the bottle, put the bottle in the sun for eight hours, and the contents
will be virtually bacteria-free.
I tend to agree but after these storms we are always on "boil water notice"
anyway and our tap water isn't that good on a good day. I have about $1000
worth of equipment to make drinking water out of what comes out of the ground.
My wife still buys the bottles.
She works outside and goes through several a day.
In a storm prep situation a few cases of water is the cheapest thing you will
be buying. Have you priced plywiood lately?
I do find it interesting Aquafina water from Pepsi costs more than Pepsi.
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