Archive for ' Water'

The West Virginia water crisis and how one family coped Posted:January 22, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

The West Virginia water crisis and how one family coped

Just in case you missed it, hundreds of thousands of people in Charleston, West Virginia, and the surrounding areas were without water in what is truly a worst case scenario. I’m sure many were prepared with [...]

2 Exciting events: A new radio host & a free webinar Posted:November 08, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

2 Exciting events: A new radio host & a free webinar

I’m so excited to announce that Diane Devereaux, The Canning Diva, has joined our all-female cast at The Survival Mom Radio Network! Diane has a thriving website, is a well known local celebrity in Michigan and [...]

Portable water purifiers aren’t just for survivalists! Posted:August 12, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Portable water purifiers aren’t just for survivalists!

Save $20 on the PurifiCup with coupon code 20DOLLARS! This is a huge savings on a high quality, portable water filter. I carry mine in our family’s emergency kit. Offer ends August 18. If you’re not [...]

UPDATE to PurifiCup review: More fluoride info Posted:November 18, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

UPDATE to PurifiCup review: More fluoride info

When I posted my review of the PurifiCup and mentioned that it reduces fluoride, there was a flurry of interest. Fluoridated water has become very controversial in the past few years with some arguing that it [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Smart bleach storage Posted:November 11, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: Smart bleach storage

By now, it’s fairly common knowledge around here among Survival Moms that bleach has a limited shelf life. If you’ve been storing bleach long-term for water purification purposes,there’s a very good chance that it has lost [...]

More information about the use of calcium hypochlorite for water purification Posted:November 09, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

More information about the use of calcium hypochlorite for water purification

When I was writing my book, Survival Mom, I was a real stickler for accuracy. Chapter 2 is all about water storage and purification, so I went to water expert Alan Martindale who is the Water [...]

The PurifiCup is an all-purpose water filter, reduces even fluoride! Posted:November 01, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

The PurifiCup is an all-purpose water filter, reduces even fluoride!

In disaster after disaster, we are reminded of the importance of having a way to purify water. When Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast, many water sources were quickly contaminated with sewage, gasoline, and other unhealthy [...]

Life Straw: a portable, affordable water filter Posted:September 20, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

Life Straw: a portable, affordable water filter

Disclaimer: Life Straw provided a fee and a sample product for this review because they felt their product was something Survival Moms around the world should know about, and we agree! In the world of survival [...]

24-Hour GIVEAWAY!  The PurifiCup – Portable Water Purification Posted:September 05, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

24-Hour GIVEAWAY! The PurifiCup – Portable Water Purification

This giveaway is now over. The winner has been notified by email. More giveaways coming up! Water storage and purification are such an important factor in survival that I devoted an entire chapter in my book [...]

A Non-Traditional Take on the Bug-Out Bag, Part 2 Posted:July 13, 2012 By:The Survival Mom

A Non-Traditional Take on the Bug-Out Bag, Part 2

Guest post by J.E. See Part 1 of his article here. Most disasters and emergencies send us to the homes of friends, family, or motel/hotel rooms to, “weather the storm.” This might be for a few [...]