If you are new to prepping, you might not know how to safely store water. The first thing you need to do is learn some common mistakes. Once you know how to avoid the mistakes, you can begin storing water safely.
Don’t Repurpose a Container
Never put water in a container that has been used for something else. Use containers that have only held water. Otherwise, you an contaminate your water.
Don’t Store Water in a Hot Place
Choose a temperature controlled environment for your water. If the water is hot and humid, it won’t last very long. In fact, it probably won’t be available when you need it.
Don’t Use Clear Containers
Light penetrates clear containers easily. Avoid clear containers so your water will stay fresh for longer.
Avoid these mistakes so you will have fresh water in an emergency. Then, you won’t have any problem staying hydrated during a disaster.