I don't know why, but I spend a lot of time thinking about water. And by 'a lot', I mean an inordinate amount of time. I'm constantly trying to learn as much as possible about new and creative ways to:
- Collect water
- Store collected water
- Cost effectively (monetary, fuel, labor) purify the collected and stored water.
Interestingly, Pinterest, of all things, may have provided an answer to this last quandary of purification. The 'pin' read, 'How long do you really have to boil water before it's safe to drink?'
Well, they had me at hello... 'clicked' on that!
Eventually, I found my way to the equip2survive.com website to read their article. Needless to say, when I finished reading, I was flabbergasted! It is an excellent article and contains information and insight that I will NEVER forget... it's that good. I even verified his data against my wife's knowledge as a biology teacher. She was shocked too, and says the water temp specified to kill harmful viruses, pathogens, and microscopic waterborne pests are legit. Here's the link: